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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-u-sq-v-3-c
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
3

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 Would you say you are:......?
 1  unhappy?
 2  reasonably happy?
 3  happy ?

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Gonzalez (1967): study US 1967 Students teachers,University of California, USA, 1967 N = 75
Glenn (1975a): study US 1972 /1 18+ aged whites, USA, 1972-1974 N = 3853
Abramson et al. (1981): study US 1979 20-65 aged, general public, USA, 198? N = 125