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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-FH-g-sq-v-5-da
Focus:
Mixed: Feel Happy (M-FH)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Self-report on single question:

Generally speaking, how happy do you feel?
4 very happy
3 happy
2 so-so
1 not happy
0 not happy at all

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Knight & Gunatilaka (2010): study CN 2002 16+ aged rural-urban migrants, China, 2002 N = 1930
Mean
= 2.370
Jiang et al. (2012): study CN 2002 16+ aged general public, 26 cities, China, 2002 N = 5630
Mean
= 2.451
SD
= 0.846
Knight & Gunatilaka (2010): study CN 2002 /1 16+ aged general public, China, 2002 N = 20000