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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-H?-?-sq-n-7-a
Focus:
Overall: Happiness: item not reported (O-H?)
Time frame:
time frame not reported (?)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Lead item not reported.
Response options:
7  happy
6
5
4
3
2
1  unhappy
(Originally scored on a horizontal scale)

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Mortimer & Lorence (1981): study US 1962 University graduates 1966/67, followed into adulthood, Michigan, USA, 1962-76 N = 442
Tan & Tan (1986): study US 1984 18+ aged, general public, USA, 1984 N = 446