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Happiness Measures

Measures of Happiness: O-Sum-*-mq-nvt-14-b

Characteristics

Code:
O-Sum-*-mq-nvt-14-b
Focus:
Overall: Summed overall appraisals (O-Sum)
Time frame:
various time frames (*)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
numeric + verbal scales transformed to same range (nvt)
Scale Range:

Description

Self report on 2 questions

A Taking all things together, would you say you are.....?
    4  very happy
    3  quite happy
    2  not very happy
    1  not at all happy.

B All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
    1   dissatisfied
    :
    :
    10  satisfied

Computation: Scores on both questions were standardized (M = 0, SD = 1)  and then summed

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Mean
Standard Deviation
Foa et al. (2018): study RU 1982 18+ aged gerneral public, Russia 1982-2011 N =