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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HP-u-sq-v-5-b
Focus:
Overall: Happy Person (O-HP)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:

To what degree do you consider yourself a happy person?
1  unhappy
2  not that happy
3  not happy and not unhappy
4  happy
5 very happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Feingold (1983): study US 1978 University students, USA, 197? N = 175