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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Description

Selfreport on single questions:

"Please tell me how often you have felt this way during the past week...?"
I was happy
0  rarely or none of the time
1  some or a little of the time
2  occasionally or a moderate amount of time
3  most of the time

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

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Schroevers et al. (2000): study NL 1990 Cancer patients and controls, followed 15 months, the Netherlands, 1990 N = 475
Mean
= 2.010
SD
= 1.080
Keng & Wu (2014): study TW 1989 Elderly, Taiwan, folowed 14 years 1989-2003, before and after change health insurance law in 1995 N = 4049
Mean
= 1.427
SD
= 1.250
Bericat (2016): study ZZ Europe 2006 /2 Female, Europe, Multiple nations, 2006 N = 0
Scheffel & Zhang (2016): study CN 2011 Elderly left behind after migration, China, 2011-2013 N = 6041