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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-V-h-sq-n-11-a
Focus:
Overall: Various items (O-V)
Time frame:
hitherto (h)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Overall, how do you feel your life has turned out so far?
10
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1
0

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Nettle (2005): study GB 2000 42 aged, Great Britain, 2000 N = 11269
Mean
= 7.424
SD
= 1.722
Nettle (2005b): study GB 2000 18+ aged, general public, Great Britain, 2000 N = 11419
Mean
= 7.420
SD
= 1.720