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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-FH-u-sq-t-101-a
Focus:
Mixed: Feel Happy (M-FH)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
thermometer scale (t)
Scale Range:
101

Description

Selfreport on single question :

Where would you put your life as a whole on a feeling thermometer?
Rated on 'thermometer scale' (in grades)
0 degrees: very cold, negative
10
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50
60
70
80
90
100  very warm, positive

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Andrews & Withey (1976): study US 1972 /2 18+ aged, general public, USA, Nov 1972 N = 1072
Mean
= 79.170
SD
= 15.260
Andrews & Withey (1976): study US 1972 /3 18+ aged, general public, United States, 1972 N = 1118
Mean
= 78.000
SD
= 16.400