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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-c-sq-n-11-b
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:
 
 All in all, how happy are you with your life these days?
 0  extremely unhappy
 1
 2
 3
 4
 5
 6
 7
 8
 9
 10 extremely happy
 -    cannot choose
 -    skipped

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Gibson (2005): study AU 2003 16+ aged, general public, Australia, 2003 N = 4270
Mean
= 7.641
SD
= 1.968
Gibson (2005): study AU 2005 16+ aged, general public, Australia, 2005 N = 3902
Mean
= 7.317
SD
= 2.015
Fararouei et al. (2013): study IR 2008 11-19 aged highschool girls, Iran, 200? N = 9867
Mean
= 6.850
SD
= 3.300