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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-Sum---mq-*-2-a
Focus:
Overall: Summed overall appraisals (O-Sum)
Time frame:
various time frames (*)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
Different rating scales combined (*)
Scale Range:
2

Description

Selfreport on 2 questions

A: Do you feel happy in general?
     10
     9
     8
     7
     6
     5
     4
     3
     2
     1
     0
B: How satisfied are you with your life as a whole today?
     1  couldn't be worse
     2  displeased
     3  mostly dissatisfied
     4  mixed
     5  mostly satisfied
     6  pleased
     7  couldn't be better

Computation: A+B standardized. Scale range not reported.

Items in Manchester Short Assessment of QOL (MANSA)