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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HP-g-sq-v-4-a
Focus:
Overall: Happy Person (O-HP)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question
 
 Would you on the whole describe yourself as
 4  very happy
 3  quite happy
 2  not particularly happy
 1  not at all happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Hellevik (2003): study NO 1985 15+ aged, general public, Norway, 1985 N = 2212
Mean
= 3.100
SD
= 0.608
Hellevik (2003): study NO 1987 15+ aged, general public, Norway, 1987 N = 2818
Mean
= 3.091
SD
= 0.588
Hellevik (2003): study NO 1989 15+ aged, general public, Norway, 1989 N = 2915
Mean
= 3.090
SD
= 0.585
Hellevik (2003): study NO 1991 15+ aged, general public, Norway, 1991 N = 2948
Mean
= 3.079
SD
= 0.575
Hellevik (2003): study NO 1993 15+ aged, general public, Norway, 1993 N = 3058
Mean
= 3.100
SD
= 0.574
Hellevik (2003): study NO 1995 15+ aged, general public, Norway, 1995 N = 3025
Mean
= 3.100
SD
= 0.592
Hellevik (2003): study NO 1997 15+ aged, general public, Norway, 1997 N = 4257
Mean
= 3.089
SD
= 0.599
Hellevik (2003): study NO 1999 15+ aged, general public, Norway, 1999 N = 4084
Mean
= 3.060
SD
= 0.580
Hellevik (2003): study NO 2001 15+ aged, general public, Norway, 2001 N = 4058
Mean
= 3.090
SD
= 0.585
Hellevik (2009): study NO 2003 15+ aged, general public, Norway, 2003 N = 3500
Mean
= 3.130
SD
= 0.577
Hellevik (2009): study NO 2005 15+ aged, general public, Norway, 2005 N = 3500
Mean
= 3.110
SD
= 0.598
Hellevik (2009): study NO 2007 15+ aged, general public, Norway, 2007 N = 3500
Mean
= 3.121
SD
= 0.573