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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-g-sq-v-5-b
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 Are you generally speaking happy or unhappy?
 5  very happy
 4  rather happy
 3  neither happy nor unhappy
 2  rather unhappy
 1  very unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Bernow (1985): study SE 1982 18-70 aged, general public, Sweden, 1982 N = 1558
Mean
= 3.900