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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-Sum---mq-v-4-b
Focus:
Overall: Summed overall appraisals (O-Sum)
Time frame:
various time frames (*)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on 2 questions

A How satisfied are you, all things considered, with your life as a whole?
    4  definitely satisfied
    3 quite satisfied
    2 rather satisfied
    1 defitnitely dissatisfied
     - don't know
    - no answer
B Taking all things together, how would you say things are these days, would you say you are
    4 very happy
    3 pretty happy
    2 not too happy
    1 very unhappy
    -  don't know
    - no answer

Computation: (A=B)/2