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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Self report on single question:
 
 In general, how do you feel about your present life?
 4  I feel very happy
 3  I feel happy
 2  I feel not very happy
 1  I feel unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Simoes et al. (2009): study PT 2001 Adolescents, Portugal, 2001-02 N = 6109
Mean
= 3.334
SD
= 0.829