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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL---sq-vt-7-a
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
various time frames (*)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scales transformed to same range (vt)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Self report on single question

Various items using the term happiness

Responses transformed to common 0 to 10 scale
- scores on verbal response scales transformed using Thurstone's technique of expert weighing
- scores on numerical scales shorter than 11 step transformed by linear stretching

0-10 scores next transformed linearly to range 1-7