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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-cq-sq-v-5-a
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
last quarter (cq)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Self report on single question:

Overall, how happy have you been with your life in the past 6 months?
1  very unhappy
2
3
4
5  very happy

Labels of intermediate response options not reported

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Fan & Mahadevan (2019): study CN 2015 Inhabitants of remote village, China, 2015 N = 295
Mean
= 3.530
SD
= 1.130