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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-TH-g-sq-v-4-e
Focus:
Mixed: Time Happy (M-TH)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Self report on single question
 
 In general, would you say that you feel happy
 4  most of the time
 3  only sometimes
 2  almost never
 1  never

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Unicef (2001): study ZZ East Asia 2001 9-17 aged children, 17 countries/regions East Asia and Pacific 2001 N = 10073
Mean
= 3.505
SD
= 0.520
Unicef (2001): study AU 2001 Teens, adolescents, Australia, 2001 N = 500
Mean
= 3.778
SD
= 0.439
Unicef (2001): study KH 2001 Teens, adolescents, Cambodia, 2001 N = 508
Mean
= 3.080
SD
= 0.417
Unicef (2001): study CN 2001 Teens, adolescents, China, 2001 N = 1900
Mean
= 3.870
SD
= 0.336
Unicef (2001): study TL 2001 Teens, adolescents, Timor-Leste, 2001 N = 512
Mean
= 3.320
SD
= 0.598
Unicef (2001): study HK 2001 Teens, adolescents, Hong Kong, 2001 N = 300
Mean
= 3.600
SD
= 0.548
Unicef (2001): study ID 2001 Teens, adolescents, Indonesia, 2001 N = 1034
Mean
= 3.340
SD
= 0.494
Unicef (2001): study LA 2001 Teens, adolescents, Laos, 2001 N = 500
Mean
= 3.356
SD
= 0.556
Unicef (2001): study MO 2001 Teens, adolescents, Macao, 2001 N = 202
Mean
= 3.630
SD
= 0.503
Unicef (2001): study MY 2001 Teens, adolescents, Malaysia, 2001 N = 515
Mean
= 3.530
SD
= 0.519
Unicef (2001): study MN 2001 Teens, adolescents, Mongolia, 2001 N = 500
Mean
= 3.480
SD
= 0.538
Unicef (2001): study MM 2001 Teens, adolescents, Myanmar, 2001 N = 500
Mean
= 3.240
SD
= 0.450
Unicef (2001): study PG 2001 Teens, adolescents, Papua New Guinea, 2001 N = 500
Mean
= 3.198
SD
= 0.581
Unicef (2001): study PH 2001 Teens, adolescents, Philippines, 2001 N = 500
Mean
= 3.320
SD
= 0.508
Unicef (2001): study KR 2001 Teens, adolescents, Korea,(South), 2001 N = 500
Mean
= 3.350
SD
= 0.536
Unicef (2001): study SG 2001 Teens, adolescents, Singapore, 2001 N = 502
Mean
= 3.660
SD
= 0.494
Unicef (2001): study TH 2001 Teens, adolescents, Thailand, 2001 N = 500
Mean
= 3.590
SD
= 0.492
Unicef (2001): study VN 2001 Teens, adolescents, Viet Nam, 2001 N = 600
Mean
= 3.590
SD
= 0.492