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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Would you say at the thresent time that you are..?
4  very happy
3  somewhat happy
2  not too happy
1  very unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Thomas & Chambers (1989): study ZZ East-West pairs 1984 70+ aged, highly educated men, New Delhi, India & London, England, 198? N = 100
Mean
= 3.285