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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-Sum---mq-v-5-a
Focus:
Overall: Summed overall appraisals (O-Sum)
Time frame:
various time frames (*)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on two questions:

A

B Now taking everything into account, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life these days?
    5  very satisfied
    4  satisfied
    3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
    2  dissatisfied
    1  very dissatisfied
     -   don't know
     -   no answers

Numerical scales reversed

Summation: (A+B)/2