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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HP-g-sq-v-4-b
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 describe yourself as
4  very happy
3  somewhat happy
2  somewhat unhappy
1  very unhappy
-   no opinion

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Hill (2004): study CA 1985 15+ aged, general public, Canada, 1985 N = 10859
Mean
= 3.447
SD
= 0.603
Hill (2004): study CA 1989 15+ aged, general public, Canada, 1989 N = 10694
Mean
= 3.514
SD
= 0.616
Hill (2004): study CA 1990 15+ aged, general public, Canada, 1990 N = 13495
Mean
= 3.492
SD
= 0.601