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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-Sum---mq-v-3-a
Focus:
Overall: Summed overall appraisals (O-Sum)
Time frame:
various time frames (*)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
3

Description

Selfreport on 2 questions:

A: Taking all things together, how happy would you say you are with your life?
    1  not too happy
    2  happy
    3  very happy
B: In general, how satisfying do you find the way you are spending your life these days?
     1  not too satisfying
     2  satisfying
     3  very satisfying

Computation: (A+B)/2