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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-g-sq-v-4-c
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 In general, could you say that you are happy?
 4  very happy
 3  quite happy
 2  not very happy
 1  not happy at all
 -   difficult to say

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Ukrainian Monitoring Center (2000): study UA 1998 Adult general public, rural areas, Ukraine, 1998 N = 2001
Mean
= 2.257
SD
= 0.736