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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

All in all, how much UNhappiness would you say that you find in life today.......?
1   a great deal
2   some
3   almost none

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Kivett (1976): study US 1970 65+ aged, North Carolina, USA, 1970-71 N = 469
Mean
= 2.463
SD
= 0.758