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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-c-sq-n-10-c
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
10

Description

Self report on single question:

Taken all things together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say you are ,,
10 very happy
9  
8
7
6
5  
4
3
2
1  very unhappy

(originally rated on a horizontal scale)

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Fontaine Carrion (2013): study IN 2010 20+ aged general public in 6 large cities , India, 2010 N = 1280
Mean
= 7.021
SD
= 1.770
Fontaine Carrion (2013): study IN 2011 20+ aged general public in 6 large cities , India, 2011 N = 1037
Mean
= 7.287
SD
= 1.685