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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-TH-cw-mq-v-4-a
Focus:
Mixed: Time Happy (M-TH)
Time frame:
last week (cw)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on two questions:

Please tell me how often you have felt this way during the past week...?
A:  I was happy
B:  I enjoyed life

1  rarely or none of the time (less than one day)
2  some or a little of the time
3  occasionally or a moderate amount of time
4  most or all of the time (5-7 days)

Items in CES-D (Center for Epidemiologic Studies of Depression) Scale

Summation: A+B

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Bericat (2016): study ZZ Europe 2006 /1 15-65 aged general public, 25 European nations, 2006 N = 43000
Bericat (2016): study ZZ Europe 2006 /2 Female, Europe, Multiple nations, 2006 N = 0