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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ae
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:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 On the whole, do you feel happy nowadays?
 0  very unhappy
 1  unhappy
 2  so-so
 3  happy
 4  very happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Knight & Gunatilaka (2011): study CN 2002 Adults, China, 2002 N = 8872
Mean
= 2.670