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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-u-sq-ol-9-a
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
open line scale (ol)
Scale Range:
9

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Place a cross, on each line, on the place you estimate to be that which corresponds best with your state
1  I am not very happy
2  |
3  |
4  |
5  |  I am not too happy
6  |
7  |
8  |
9  I am quite happy

Scoring: rated on an open horizontal line scale, divided afterwards in 9 sections.

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Clement (1980): study FR 1975 29-88 aged women, upper middle class, France, 1975 N = 1145
Mean
= 7.310
SD
= 1.930
Clement (1980): study FR 1975 /1 60-69 aged women, lower class, France 1975 N = 922
Clement (1980): study FR 1975 /2 Adult women, France, 1975 N = 1893
Clement (1980): study FR 1975 /3 50-69 aged women, France, 1975 N = 747