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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-ly-sq-v-4-a
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
last years (ly)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question:

During the past five years, how happy have you been?
4  very happy
3  fairly happy
2  not much happy
1  not at all happy
-  don't know

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Shin & Rutkowski (2003): study KR 2001 /2 20+ aged, general public, Korea,(South), 2001 N = 1200
Mean
= 2.955
SD
= 0.518
Shin & Rutkowski (2003): study KR 1981 20+ aged, general public, Korea,(South), 1981 N = 1215
Mean
= 2.408
SD
= 0.687