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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-b
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Overall, taking everything in consideration, how happy are you?
0  not happy at all
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  most happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Ho (2005): study HK 2005 21+ aged, general public, Hong Kong, 2005 N = 717
Mean
= 7.142
SD
= 1.687
Ho (2011): study HK 2006 21+ aged, general public, Hong Kong, 2006 N = 827
Mean
= 7.058
SD
= 1.825
Ho (2011): study HK 2007 21+ aged, general public, Hong Kong, 2007 N = 816
Mean
= 6.728
SD
= 2.155
Ho (2011): study HK 2008 21+ aged, general public, Hong Kong, 2008 N = 823
Mean
= 6.931
SD
= 1.959
Ho (2011): study HK 2009 21+ aged, general public, Hong Kong, 2009 N = 828
Mean
= 6.912
SD
= 2.189
Ho (2011): study HK 2010 21+ aged, general public, Hong Kong, 2010 N = 834
Mean
= 7.007
SD
= 1.864
Ho (2011): study MO 2010 21+ aged, general public, Macao, 2010 N = 1010
Mean
= 7.023
SD
= 1.960