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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-m-sq-v-3-a
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
momentary (now) (m)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
3

Description

Selfreport on single question :

All things considered, how happy would you say you are right now?
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not too happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Gaitz & Scott (1972): study US Texas 1969 Adults, general public, Houston, Texas, USA, 1969 N = 1441
Mean
= 2.310
SD
= 0.674