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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-g-sq-n-9-b
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
9

Description

Selfreport on single question:

How happy would you say your life is in general.....?                    
1  very unhappy
2  
3
4  neither happy
5  nor
6  unhappy
7  
8
9  very happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Heeren (1969): study US 1967 Male undergraduates, University of Kansas, USA, 1967 N = 103