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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-Sum-g-mq-v-5-a
Focus:
Overall: Summed overall appraisals (O-Sum)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on 3 questions

A I am generally happy with my life
B  Although I have my ups and downs, in  general I feel good about my life
C  I lead a meaningful and fullfilling life

Scoring:
5  strongly agree
4  agree
3  agree nor disagree
2  disagree
1  strongly disagree

Computation: A+B+C / 3

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Neal et al. (1999): study US 1995 Scientists , university, USA 1995 N = 2700
Mean
= 4.100
SD
= 0.750