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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HP-u-sq-v-5-g
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:
 
 With which of the following statements can you identify best?
 1  I am very unhappy, very miserable
 2  I am unhappy, miserable
 3  I am neither happy nor unhappy
 4  I am happy, I am fine
 5  I am very happy, very fine

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Knauder (2000): study MZ 1991 Households, 18 areas, Mozambique, 1991 N = 420
Mean
= 2.509
SD
= 1.076