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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-d
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:
 
 Now thinking about your life these days in general, would you say, you are.....?
 3  very happy
 2  fairly happy
 1  unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Kasl & Harburg (1975): study US 1970 25-60 aged married adults, Detroit, USA, 197? N = 1000