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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

All things considered, would you say you are happy these days?
5  very happy
4  quite happy
3  neither happy nor unhappy
2  not too unhappy
1  very unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Tambyah et al. (2010): study SG 2006 Working aged (20-69), Singapore 2006 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.010
SD
= 0.847
Tambyah & Tan (2014a): study ID 2004 Working aged (20-69), Indonesia, 2004 N = 800
Mean
= 3.928
SD
= 0.741
Tambyah & Tan (2018): study SG 2016 15+ aged, Singapore 2016 N = 1503
Mean
= 3.607
SD
= 0.866
Tambyah & Tan (2018): study SG 2006 Working aged (18-59), Singapore, 2006 N = 1200
Mean
= 3.990
SD
= 0.847
Tambyah & Tan (2018): study SG 2011 15+ aged, Singapore 2011 N = 1503
Mean
= 3.875
SD
= 0.783
Tambyah & Tan (2014a): study MY 2004 Working aged (20-69), Malaysia, 2004 N = 800
Mean
= 4.087
SD
= 0.701
Tambyah & Tan (2014a): study PH 2004 working age (20-26), Philippines, 2004 N = 800
Mean
= 3.957
SD
= 0.968
Tambyah & Tan (2014a): study SG 2004 Working aged (20-69), Singapore, 2004. N = 800
Mean
= 4.016
SD
= 0.846
Tambyah & Tan (2014a): study TH 2004 Working aged (20-69), Thailand, 2004. N = 800
Mean
= 3.907
SD
= 0.846