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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-TH-*-mq-v-5-a
Focus:
Mixed: Time Happy (M-TH)
Time frame:
various time frames (*)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selgreport on 5 questions:

A  Thinking about the past four weeks: has your life been enjoyable?
B  How often do you feel happy?
C  How much of the time do you feel satisfied with your life?
D  How often do you have a lot of fun?
E  Thinking about the past four weeks, have you felt pleased that you are alive?

Rating questions A and e
1  not at all
2  slightly
3  moderately
4  almost always
5  always

Rating questions B, C and D
1  never
2  almost never
3  sometimes
4  almost always
5  always

Computation: (A+B+C+D+E)/5