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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

How happy are you now?
5  very happy
4  happy
3  neither happy nor unhappy
2  unhappy
1  very unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Ventegodt (1995): study DK 1993 18-88 aged, general public, Denmark, 1993 N = 1494
Mean
= 3.770
SD
= 0.770
Ventegodt (1997): study DK 1993 31-33 aged, born at the university hospital, Denmark, 1993 N = 4626
Mean
= 3.810
SD
= 0.820
Ventegodt (1996): study DK 1993 31-33 aged, Denmark 1993, born in University Hospital in Copenhagen N = 4611
Mean
= 3.810
SD
= 0.820