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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HP-g-sq-v-2-d
Focus:
Overall: Happy Person (O-HP)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
2

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Generally, I am a happy and cheerful person
1  not true
2  true

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Higgs (2007): study ZA 2003 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2003 N = 3500
Mean
= 1.600
SD
= 0.490
Higgs (2007): study ZA 2005 18+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2005 N = 3500