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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-FH-u-sq-v-3-b
Focus:
Mixed: Feel Happy (M-FH)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
3

Description

Selfreport on single question:

If you had to say whether you feel happy or not, what would you answer.....?
3   happy  
2   neither happy nor unhappy
1   unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Algemeen Dagblad (1982): study NL 1982 18+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 1982 N = 300
Mean
= 2.840
SD
= 0.393
Algemeen Dagblad (1988): study NL 1988 18+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 1988 N = 600
Mean
= 2.872
SD
= 0.382