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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-TH-g-sq-v-4-h
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

How often do you feel happy?
4  almost always
3  quite often
2  sometimes
1  never

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Tiggemann & Winefield (1980): study AU 1978 School-leavers, South Australia, followed 1978-1979 N = 118
Tiggemann & Winefield (1984): study AU 1980 School leavers, Australia, 1980-81, followed 1 year N = 761
Mean
= 2.970
SD
= 0.090