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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Taking all things together, how would you say you are these days.....?
5   extremely happy
4   very happy
3   happy
2   pretty happy
1   not too happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Moser-Peters (1969): study NL Utrecht 1967 21-65 aged general public, City of Utrecht,The Netherlands, 1967 N = 300
Mean
= 3.410
SD
= 3.300