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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ah
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:

Taking all together, would you say you have a happy life these days?
1  not happy
2  pretty happy
3  very happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Liao et al. (2005): study TW 2000 20+ aged, general public, Taiwan, 2000 N = 1222
Mean
= 1.950
SD
= 0.691
Liao et al. (2005): study HK 2000 20+ aged, general public, Hong Kong, 2000 N = 1044
Mean
= 1.868
SD
= 0.545