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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Description

Self report on single question:
 
 To what extend do you consider yourself te be happy? I am..
 5  very happy
 4  fairly happy
 3  sometimes happy, sometimes not
 2  not too happy
 1  not happy at all

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics DeWit (2006): study NL 2006 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2006 N = 500
Mean
= 3.930
SD
= 0.803