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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-m
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 happiness would you say you find in life today?
3  lots
2  some
1  almost none

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Pierce & Clark (1973): study US 1962 60+ aged, psychiatric cases and controls, San Fransisco, USA, 1962 N = 435