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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-TH-cw-sq-v-4-e
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 felt 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. Score reversed.

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Montenegro & Fisher (2005): study US 2004 Middle aged people, USA, 2004 N = 1683
Mean
= 3.470
SD
= 0.768