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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-c-sq-?-6-a
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
scale not reported (?)
Scale Range:
6

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 "Generally speaking, are you happy these days......?"
 6  very happy
 5
 4
 3
 2
 1  very unhappy
 (Response options not fully reported)

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Levy & Guttman (1975): study IL 1973 18+ aged, general public, urban areas, Israel, 1973 N = 1940
Levy & Guttman (1975): study IL 1973 /1 18+ aged, general public, urban areas, Israel, 1973 N = 1830
Crandall & Reimanis (1976): study US 1971 18+ aged, students, USA, 197? N = 60