Irwin et al. (1979): study NZ 1975
- Irwin, R.; Dixon, G.; Kammann, R.
- If you Want to Know how Happy I am ,You'll have to Ask me.
- New Zealand Psychologist, 1979, Vol. 8, 10 - 12
- Singles, Dunedin New Zealand, 1975
- N = 78
- Non Response:
- Questionnaire: paper
Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings
- Full text:
Selfreport on single question:
"Over the past month I have been feeling.........?"
7 extremely happy
6 very happy
5 somewhat happy
4 mixed (about equally happy and unhappy)
3 somewhat unhappy
2 very unhappy
1 extremely unhappy
- Author's label:
- Happiness (self-rating)
- Error estimates:
- Reliability: Validity:
Rating of happiness by peers