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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-u-sq-f-7-a
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
faces scale (f)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 Which of these faces describe best how you feel about your life as a whole?
 7  completely happy
 6
 5
 4
 3
 2
 1  not at all happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Knies (2011): study GB 2008 Young people, aged 10-15, UK, 200? N = 2163
Mean
= 5.936
SD
= 1.114