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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ag
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:
 
 Taken all things together, how would you say things are these days. Would you say you were.…?
 1  not too happy
 2  pretty happy
 3  very happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Ward (1979): study US 1972 50+ aged, USA, 1972-1977 N = 3557