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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Do you feel that your life at present is.....?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  unhappy
1  very unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Mastekaasa & Moum (1984): study NO 1971 15-64 aged, general public, Norway, 1971 N = 854
Mean
= 3.310
Mastekaasa & Moum (1984): study NO 1982 18-79 aged, general public, Norway, 1982 N = 972