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Happiness Measures

Measures of Happiness: O-HL-u-sq-v-5-a

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-u-sq-v-5-a
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:

Description

Self report on single question:

How happy or unhappy do you think you are.....?
5  very happy
4  happy
3  moderately happy
2  fairly unhappy
1  very unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Mean
Standard Deviation
Philips Nederland (1988): study NL 1984 Housewives, The Netherlands, 1984 N =
Philips Nederland (1966): study NL 1964 Housewives, The Netherlands, 1964 N =
Gijsberts (2007): study NL 2004 City dwellers, aged 15-64, Netherlands, 2004 N =
DenDraak (2010): study NL 2008 50+ aged, living in institution, Netherlands, 2008-2009 N =
Ugur (2019): study TR 2013 18+ aged general public, Turkey 2013 N =
Ugur (2019): study TR 2003 18+ aged general public, Turkey 2003-2017 N =
Merens (2007): study NL 2004 15-64 aged, living in cities, Netherlands, 2004 N =
Schmeets (2001): study NL 1997 12+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 1997-1999 N =