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Happiness Measures

Measures of Happiness: O-HL-u-sq-v-2-a

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-u-sq-v-2-a
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:

Description

Self report on single question:

Are you happy with your life?
2  yes
1  no
-   don't know

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Mean
Standard Deviation
Matikka & Ojanen (2002): study FI 1994 18-77 aged intellectually disabled, Finland, 1994-2000 N =
Gwanfogbe et al. (1970): study CM 1965 Mothers of young child, rural areas, Cameroon, 196? N =
Blom (1989): study NL 1947 18+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1947 N =