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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-o
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:
 
 Taking al things together, how would you say things are these days - would you say you are..?
 4  very happy
 3  pretty happy
 2  not too happy
 1  unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Czapinski (2003): study PL 1993 /1 16+ aged, general public, Poland, 1993 N = 2428
Mean
= 2.573
SD
= 0.665
Czapinski (2003): study PL 2003 16+ aged, general public, Poland, 2003 N = 9665
Mean
= 2.657
SD
= 0.648
Czapinski & Panek (2007): study PL 1993 16+ aged, general public, Poland, 1993 N = 2306
Mean
= 2.573
SD
= 0.665
Czapinski & Panek (2007): study PL 2003 16+ aged, general public, Poland, 2003 N = 9266
Mean
= 2.657
SD
= 0.648
Czapinski & Panek (2007): study PL 2005 16+ aged, general public, Poland, 2005 N = 8821
Mean
= 2.713
SD
= 0.622
Czapinski & Panek (2007): study PL 2007 16+ aged, general public, Poland, 2007 N = 20312
Mean
= 2.820
SD
= 0.589