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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-b
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:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 Is your life at this moment ....?
 4  very happy
 3  fairly happy
 2  fairly unhappy
 1  very unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Glatzer & Volkert (1980): study XZ Germany West 1978 18+ aged, general public, West-Germany, 1978 N = 1957
Mean
= 3.200
SD
= 6.300
Glatzer (1984): study XZ Germany West 1978 18+ aged, general public, West-Germany, 1978-1988 N = 2100