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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-Sum-cw-mq-v-7-a
Focus:
Overall: Summed overall appraisals (O-Sum)
Time frame:
last week (cw)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on three questions:

A  I am satisfied with the past week of my life
    7  strongly agree
    6  agree
    5  slightly agree
    4  neither agree nor disagree
    3  slightly disagree
    2  disagree
     1  strongly disagree

B  The conditions of my life during the past week were excellent
    7  strongly agree
    6  agree
    5  slightly agree
    4  neither agree nor disagree
    3  slightly disagree
    2  disagree
    1  strongly disagree

C  My life during the past week was….
    1  terrible
    2
    3
    4
    5
    6
    7  delightful

Computation: A+B+C divided by 3