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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Self report single question:
 
 Taking all things together, how would you say things are these days- would you say you are..
 5  happy
 4  somewhat happy
 3  neither happy nor unhappy
 2  somewhat unhappy
 1  unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Chappell & Badger (1989): study CA Winnipeg, Manitoba 1985 60+ aged, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 1985 N = 743
Mean
= 4.140
SD
= 1.140