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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-g-sq-v-5-cb
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:
 
 How happy are you with your life in general?
 1  very unhappy
 2  unhappy
 3  neither unhappy nor happy
 4  happy
 5  very happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics DeHoop et al. (2010): study IN Orrisa 2007 Women in households below poverty line participating in self-help groups, India, 2008 N = 400
Mean
= 3.520
SD
= 1.210