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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 Taken all together, how would you say things are these days? Would say that you are ...
 4  very happy
 3  pretty happy
 2  not too happy
 1  not happy at all

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics RUSSET panel study (2005): study RU 1998 18+ aged, general public, Russia, 1998 N = 3513
Mean
= 2.475
SD
= 0.665
RUSSET panel study (2005): study RU 1999 16+ aged, general public, Russia, 1999 N = 2868
Mean
= 2.496
SD
= 0.656
RUSSET panel study (2005): study RU 1993 18+ aged, general public, Russia, 1993 N = 3727
Mean
= 2.488
SD
= 0.668
World Values Survey (2004): study DE 1999 18+ aged, general public, Germany, 1999 N = 2036
Mean
= 3.032
SD
= 0.625
World Values Survey (2004): study AT 1999 18+ aged, general public, Austria, 1999 N = 1522
Mean
= 3.254
SD
= 0.647
RUSSET panel study (2005): study RU 1997 18+ aged, general public, Russia, 1997 N = 2232
Mean
= 2.517
SD
= 0.657