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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-TH-cw-sq-v-4-b
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 question:

Please tell me how often you have felt this way during the past week...?
I enjoyed life...
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. Score reversed.

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
= 1.970
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
= 1.130
SD
= 1.220
Bericat (2016): study ZZ Europe 2006 /2 Female, Europe, Multiple nations, 2006 N = 0
Mean
= 1.927
SD
= 0.813