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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-ca
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:
 
 Would you say your life at the moment is ....?
 1  very unhappy
 2  unhappy
 3  happy
 4  very happy
 -   don't know

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Smith & Razzell (1975): study GB 1972 Pools winners, UK, 1972 N = 89
Mean
= 3.380
SD
= 0.370
Smith & Razzell (1975): study GB 1972 /1 Pools players (non -winning) UK,1972 N = 89
Mean
= 3.080
SD
= 0.120
Landiyanto et al. (2010): study ID 2007 15+ aged, general public, Indonesia, 2007 N = 29013