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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HP-cm-sq-v-6-b
Focus:
Overall: Happy Person (O-HP)
Time frame:
last month, last few weeks (cm)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
6

Description

Selfreport on  single question:

How did you feel during the last month? . Were you a happy person?
6:  all the time
5:  most of the time
4:  a good bit of the time
3:  some of the time
2:  a little of the time
1:  none of the time

Last item in a series of questions on self and life

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Borooah (2006): study GB Northern Ireland 2002 Adult general public, Northern Ireland, 2002 N = 3039