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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-h
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question:

There are good and bad things in life, but taken all things together are you happy?
4  certainly yes
3  rather yes
2  rather no
1  certainly no
-  don't know

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Allensbacher Institut fur Demoscopie (2010): study RU 1998 18+ aged, general public, Russia, 1998 N = 1600
Mean
= 2.811
SD
= 0.820