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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-af
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
3

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 Overall, how happy would you say you are these days?
 1  not very happy
 2  pretty happy
 3  very happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Kamp Dush & Amato (2005): study US 1992 19+ aged, United States, 1992-97 N = 691
Mean
= 1.390
SD
= 0.700