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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b
Focus:
Overall: Summed overall appraisals (O-Sum)
Time frame:
time frame not reported (?)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
8

Description

Selfreport on 2 questions:

A  .. 'satisfaction with life as a whole'  (full item not reported)
      1  very dissatisfied
      2
      3
      4
      5  very satisfied

B   â€¦ happiness… (full item not reported)
     1
     2
     3
     Response options not reported

Summation: not reported

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Abbey et al. (1994): study US 1988 Infertile couples and matched controls, followed 3 years, USA 1988-1990 N = 496
Abbey et al. (1992): study US 1987 Infertile couples, United States, 1987 N = 370