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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-c-sq-n-11-ax
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:
11

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 Overall, how happy are you these days?
 0  very unhappy
 1
 2
 3
 4
 5  neither happy nor unhappy
 6
 7
 8
 9
 10 very happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Ohtake & Tomioka (2004): study JP 2002 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 2002 N = 1920
Mean
= 6.390
SD
= 1.990