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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

How happy are you currently.....?
1  very happy
2  pretty happy
3  not too happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Chiriboga & Thurnher (1980): study US 1976 Recently seperated, San Francisco and Almeda, USA, 1976 N = 298
Harding (1982): study GB 1975 Adults, general public, urban areas, Great-Britain, 1975 N = 932