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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-Sum---mq-v-10-a
Focus:
Overall: Summed overall appraisals (O-Sum)
Time frame:
various time frames (*)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
10

Description

Selfreport on 2 questions

A: In general, how happy would you say you are.....?
    1  completely unhappy
    2
    3
    4
    5  completely happy
B: How satisfied would you say you are with your life as a whole .....?"
     5  completely satisfied
    4  very satisfied
    3  moderately satisfied
    2  slightly satisfied
    1  not satisfied at all