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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 On a scale of 1-5, how happy would you classify yourself to be in life?
 5  very happy
 4  somewhat happy
 3  indifferent
 2  somewhat unhappy
 1  very unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Ghosal et al. (2013): study IN Kolkata 2012 Sex workers, before and after training, Kolkata India 2012-2013 N = 472