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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HP-u-sq-n-10-a
Focus:
Overall: Happy Person (O-HP)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
10

Description

Selfreport on single question:

To what degree you consider yourself as a happy person?
1  very unhappy
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Deen et al. (2003): study NL 2003 18 - 64 aged employees, The Netherlands, 2003 N = 1671
Mean
= 7.770
SD
= 1.912
Deen et al. (2005): study NL 2005 16-64 aged workers, The Netherlands, 2005 N = 3202
Mean
= 7.500
Deen & Wilcke (2005): study NL 2005 18+ aged truck drivers, The Netherlands, 2005 N = 340
Mean
= 7.800