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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-l
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 happy would you say things are recently?
 5  pretty happy
 4  fairly happy
 3  neither happy nor unhappy
 2  fairly unhappy
 1  pretty unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Tsai (2016): study TW 2005 /1 19+ aged, general public, Taiwan, 2005 N = 2146
Mean
= 3.905
SD
= 0.899
Tsai (2016): study TW 2010 19+ aged, general public, Taiwan, 2010 N = 1895
Mean
= 3.906
SD
= 0.897