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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-g-sq-v-4-n
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:

Generally speaking, how happy do you feel?
4  very happy
3  fairly happy
2  not so happy
1  very unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Jansma (1997): study NL Friesland 1994 Adult general public, Frisia, Netherlands, 1994 N = 1362
Mean
= 3.441
SD
= 0.564