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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-g-sq-n-8-a
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
8

Description

Selfreport on single question:

"How happy would you say you were in general?"
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8  +

(Full response options not reported)

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Langer & Rodin (1976): study US 1973 Nursing home residents, Hamden, Connecticut, USA, 1973 N = 45