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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HP-c-sq-v-3-a
Focus:
Overall: Happy Person (O-HP)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
3

Description

Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how would you describe yourself these days? Would you say you are...?
3  very happy
2  fairly happy
1  not too happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Kantor et al. (1978): study US 1976 Eldery women in oestrogen therapy, followed 1 year, USA,1976 N = 21
Mean
= 2.680
SD
= 0.760