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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-H?-?-sq-v-3-a
Focus:
Overall: Happiness: item not reported (O-H?)
Time frame:
time frame not reported (?)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
3

Description

Selfreport on single question:

" ......happy ..... " (full text not reported)
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not too happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Tissue (1972): study US 1969 Aged persons, welfare recipients, USA, 1969 N = 256
Lee et al. (1982): study KR 1980 Parents with unmarried children at home, South Korea, 1980 N = 1500
Mean
= 1.810
SD
= 0.611
NIPO (2000): study AU 1970 18+ aged, general public, Australia, 1970 N = 0
Mean
= 2.530
NIPO (2000): study GB 1970 18+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 1970 N = 0
Mean
= 2.410
DeRougemont (1965): study CH 1965 Adults, age range not reported, general public, Switzerland, 1965 N = 0
Mean
= 2.360
SD
= 0.592