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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-l
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:

Do you consider your life as a whole..
4  happy
3  fairly happy
2  neither happy nor unhappy (neutral)
1  unhappy

Neutral option presented last

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Davis (1929): study US 1925 Female college graduates, USA, 192? N = 1200
Mean
= 3.628
SD
= 0.792