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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-TH-g-sq-v-3-b
Focus:
Mixed: Time Happy (M-TH)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
3

Description

Selfreport on single  question:
 
 Thinking of your life as you live it day by day, which of these statements best expresses the way you feel?
 3  Mostly I enjoy life, although at times I just go through the days.
 2  Half of the time I enjoy life, and half of the time I just go     through  the days.
 1  Sometimes I enjoy life, but most of the time I just go through the days.
 
 
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List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Glenn (1975): study US 1971 35-65 aged mothers, non-institutionalized, USA, 1971 N = 319