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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Considering everything that has happened to you recently, how would you say things are with you - would you say you are.....?
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not too happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Bulatao (1973): study PH Manila 1972 21+ aged, general public, Metro Manila, Philippines, 1972 N = 941
Mean
= 2.170
Bennett (1970): study US 1969 Nuns, Catholic congregations, USA, 1969 N = 963
Mean
= 2.240
SD
= 0.665