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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-u-sq-n-10-a
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
10

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Are you happy or unhappy?
1  unhappy
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10 happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Kromhout (2004): study NL 2004 Homeless in cities, The Netherlands, 2004 N = 66
Mean
= 5.800
Tsai (2009): study ZZ World samples 1990 18+ aged, 76 countries, 1990s N = 80000
Mean
= 6.540
SD
= 1.150