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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-k
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;
 
 In general, do you feel happy in your present life?
 1  very unhappy
 2  not quite happy
 3  OK
 4  happy
 5  very happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Tsou & Liu (2001): study TW 1994 20-64 aged, Taiwan, 1994 N = 1533
Mean
= 3.703
SD
= 0.851