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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-PL-c-sq-v-4-a
Focus:
Mixed: Pleasure in Life (M-PL)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question:

How much do you enjoy your life these days.....?"
4  a great deal
3  a fair amount
2  not very much
1  not at all

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Shin (1986): study KR 1980 18+ aged, general public, South Korea, 1980 N = 1215
Shin (1986): study US 1986 18+ aged, general public, USA, 1978 N = 3642