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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-u-sq-v-3-e
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:
 
 Taking all together: would you say you are?
 3  very happy
 2  pretty happy
 1  not too happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Cargan & Whitehurst (1990): study US 1985 Divorced, members of singles organization Dayton, Ohio, USA, 1985 N = 249
Mean
= 1.930
SD
= 0.610