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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-g-oq-n-11-a
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
open questioning (oq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on open question:

Now write in your own words a sentence of two, something which you believe will most truly describe your own general happiness in life.

The answers were rated by three judges on a scale ranging from 0 to 10.
0   low
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10  high

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Watson (1930): study US 1928 Graduate students of education (teachers), Columbia University, USA, 192? N = 388