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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-Sum-cm-mq-?-7-a
Focus:
Overall: Summed overall appraisals (O-Sum)
Time frame:
last month, last few weeks (cm)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
scale not reported (?)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on 2 questions:

A  .. happiness in general during the last month
1  very unhappy
2  unhappy
3  quite unhappy
4  neither happy nor unhappy
5  quite happy
6  happy
7  very happy

B  .. satisfaction with life in general during the last month
Full text not reported
1  very dissatisfied
2  dissatisfied
3  quite dissatisfied
4  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
5  quite satisfied
6  satisfied
7  very satisfied

Computation: (A+B)/2