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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-gb
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, how would you say things are these days - would you say you are..?
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not too happy/not at all happy

Question originally presented with four response options. Scores on the last two items were added

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Requena (1995): study ES 1993 18+ aged, general public, Spain, 1993 N = 1200
Mean
= 1.960
SD
= 0.539