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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-u-sq-v-3-f
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:
  
 Overall, how happy would you say you are with your life......?
 3  very happy
 2  somewhat happy
 1  unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Maxwell (1985): study US 1966 45+ aged males, USA, followed 12 years 1966-1978 N = 1173