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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-g-sq-v-4-f
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, would you say you are..
4  very happy
3  fairly happy
2  not very happy
1  unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Graham & Felton (2005a): study GT 2002 Adults, age range not reported, general public, Guatemala, 2002 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.912
SD
= 0.841
Graham & Felton (2005a): study BO 2002 Adults, age range not reported, general public, Bolivia, 2002 N = 1242
Mean
= 2.451
SD
= 0.845
Graham & Felton (2005a): study BR 2002 Adults, age range not reported, general public, Brazil, 2002 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.869
SD
= 0.678
Graham & Felton (2005a): study CL 2002 Adults, age range not reported, general public, Chile , 2002 N = 1200
Mean
= 2.929
SD
= 0.802
Graham & Felton (2005a): study CO 2002 Adults, age range not reported, general public, Colombia, 2002 N = 1200
Mean
= 2.951
SD
= 0.868
Graham & Felton (2005a): study CR 2002 Adults, age range not reported, general public, Costa Rica, 2002 N = 1006
Mean
= 3.245
SD
= 0.786
Graham & Felton (2005a): study EC 2002 16+ aged, general public, Ecuador, 2002 N = 1200
Mean
= 2.638
SD
= 0.810
Graham & Felton (2005a): study SV 2002 16+ aged, general public, El Salvador, 2002 N = 1014
Mean
= 2.908
SD
= 0.939
Graham & Felton (2005a): study AR 2002 16+ aged, general public, Argentina, 2002 N = 1191
Mean
= 2.604
SD
= 0.918
Graham & Felton (2005a): study HN 2002 16+ aged, general public, Honduras, 2002 N = 1004
Mean
= 2.883
SD
= 0.967
Graham & Felton (2005a): study MX 2002 16+ aged, general public, Mexico, 2002 N = 1210
Mean
= 3.111
SD
= 0.829
Graham & Felton (2005a): study NI 2002 16+ aged, general public, Nicaragua, 2002 N = 1016
Mean
= 2.602
SD
= 0.970
Graham & Felton (2005a): study PA 2002 16+ aged, general public, Panama, 2002 N = 1010
Mean
= 3.041
SD
= 0.760
Graham & Felton (2005a): study PY 2002 16+ aged, general public, Paraguay, 2002 N = 600
Mean
= 2.893
SD
= 0.765
Graham & Felton (2005a): study PE 2002 16+ aged, general public, Peru, 2002 N = 1224
Mean
= 2.530
SD
= 0.853
Graham & Felton (2005a): study UY 2002 16+ aged, general public, Uruguay, 2002 N = 1200
Mean
= 2.853
SD
= 0.699
Graham & Felton (2005a): study VE 2001 16+ aged, general public, Venezuela, 2001 N = 1200
Mean
= 3.261
SD
= 0.809
Graham & Felton (2005a): study VE 2002 Adults, age range not reported, general public, Venezuela, 2002 N = 1200
Mean
= 3.135
SD
= 0.886
Latinobarómetro (2010): study AR 2008 18+ aged, general public, Argentina, 2008 N = 1200
Mean
= 3.030
SD
= 0.718
Latinobarómetro (2010): study BO 2008 18+ aged, general public, Bolivia, 2008 N = 1200
Mean
= 2.496
SD
= 0.809
Latinobarómetro (2010): study BR 2008 18+ aged, general public, Brazil, 2008 N = 1204
Mean
= 3.031
SD
= 0.618
Latinobarómetro (2010): study CO 2008 18+ aged, general public, Colombia, 2008 N = 1200
Mean
= 3.149
SD
= 0.834
Latinobarómetro (2010): study CL 2008 18+ aged, general public, Chile , 2008 N = 1200
Mean
= 2.931
SD
= 0.719
Latinobarómetro (2010): study EC 2008 18+ aged, general public, Ecuador, 2008 N = 1200
Mean
= 2.706
SD
= 0.841
Latinobarómetro (2010): study SV 2008 18+ aged, general public, El Salvador, 2008 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.044
SD
= 0.940
Latinobarómetro (2010): study GT 2008 18+ aged, general public, Guatemala, 2008 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.255
SD
= 0.793
Latinobarómetro (2010): study HN 2008 18+ aged, general public, Honduras, 2008 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.032
SD
= 0.934
Latinobarómetro (2010): study MX 2008 18+ aged, general public, Mexico, 2008 N = 1200
Mean
= 3.205
SD
= 0.804
Latinobarómetro (2010): study NI 2008 18+ aged, general public, Nicaragua, 2008 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.841
SD
= 0.914
Latinobarómetro (2010): study PA 2008 18+ aged, general public, Panama, 2008 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.094
SD
= 0.773
Latinobarómetro (2010): study PY 2008 18+ aged, general public, Paraguay, 2008 N = 1200
Mean
= 2.933
SD
= 0.787
Latinobarómetro (2010): study PE 2008 18+ aged, general public, Peru, 2008 N = 1200
Mean
= 2.613
SD
= 0.886
Latinobarómetro (2010): study UY 2008 18+ aged, general public, Uruguay, 2008 N = 1200
Mean
= 2.973
SD
= 0.722
Latinobarómetro (2010): study VE 2008 18+ aged, general public, Venezuela, 2008 N = 1200
Mean
= 3.165
SD
= 0.800
Latinobarómetro (2010): study DO 2008 18+ aged, general public, Dominican Republic, 2008 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.907
SD
= 0.920
Gerstenblüth et al. (2010): study UY 2010 Adults, Uruguay, 2008 N = 1011