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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-TH-cm-sq-v-5-e
Focus:
Mixed: Time Happy (M-TH)
Time frame:
last month, last few weeks (cm)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 During the last 4 weeks, did you feel happy?
 5 all of the time
 4  most of the time
 3  some of the time
 2  seldom
 1  never

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Boelhouwer (2011): study NL 2004 12+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2004 N = 21706
Mean
= 3.809
SD
= 0.801
Boelhouwer (2011): study NL 2006 12+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2006 N = 9007
Mean
= 3.763
SD
= 0.853
Boelhouwer (2011): study NL 2008 12+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2008 N = 9499
Mean
= 3.897
SD
= 0.699