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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-cy-sq-v-7-a
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
last year (cy)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Self report on single question

During the last half year did you feel
7  very happy
6  quite happy
5  somewhat happy
4  neither happy nor unhappy
3  somewhat unhappy
2  quite unhappy
1  unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Duijvelaar-Kranendonk (1974): study NL 1974 Adults, The Netherlands, 1974 N = 753
Mean
= 4.920
SD
= 1.604