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Distributional Findings on Happiness by measure type and by year in the general public of Puerto Rico (PR)

Typical text:
In general, how happy would you say you are?:
- very happy
- fairly happy
- not very happy
very = 3...not very = 1
Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 3) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ab 1963 1.84 0.69 6.18 1.77 Average 1.84 0.69 6.18 1.77
Typical text:
Taking all things together, would you say you are?:
- very happy
- quite happy
- not very happy
- not at all happy
very = 4 ......not at all = 1
Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 4) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a 1995 3.33 0.66 7.77 1.71 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a 1995 3.47 0.62 8.11 1.55 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a 2020 3.40 0.70 7.90 1.81 Average 3.40 0.66 7.93 1.69
Typical text:
All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole now?
10 satisfied
.: .
1 dissatisfied
Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 10) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa 1995 8.10 2.21 7.88 2.46 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a 2001 8.49 1.96 8.32 2.18 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-I 2020 8.41 2.13 8.23 2.37 Average 8.33 2.10 8.15 2.34
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Finding Measure Code Year Original (-5 - 4) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-c 1963 -0.38 2.16 Average -0.38 2.16
Typical text:
Do you want more days like yesterday?
- yes
- no
% yes
Finding Measure Code Year Original (0 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AOL-yd-sq-v-2-a 2006 74.00 Average 74.00
Typical text:
Did you feel yesterday (yes/no)
- well-rested
- treated with respect
- smile and laugh a lot
- learn or do something interesting
- enjoyment
- physical pain
- worry
- sadness
- stress
- anger

Rated:
0: no
1: yes

Computation: (A+B+C+D+E) - (F+G+H+I+J)
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2006 52.00 7.60 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2014 44.00 7.20 Average 48.00 7.40
Typical text:
Did you feel yesterday.. (yes/no)?
- well rested
- worried
- proud
- depressed
- ...etc
Computation: % positive affect minus % negative affect
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-o 2006 54.00 Average 54.00
Typical text:
Did you feel yesterday.. (yes/no)?
- well rested
- worried
- proud
- depressed
- ...etc
Computation: % positive affect minus % negative affect
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-b 2006 54.00 Average 54.00
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Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-j 2011 0.60 Average 0.60
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Suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you and the bottom of the ladder the worst possible life. Where on this ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time?
- 10
- .
- .
- 0
Finding Measure Code Year Original (0 - 10) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2006 6.60 6.60 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2014 7.00 7.00 Average 6.80 6.80