Happiness measure, code: O-HL-u-sq-v-5-a

Selfreport on single question:

How happy or unhappy do you think you are.....?
5 very happy
4 happy
3 moderately happy
2 fairly unhappy
1 very unhappy
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
Used in studies
ReferenceDenDraak (2010): study NL 2008
TitleOudere Tehuisbewoners Landelijk Overzicht van de Leefsituatie van Ouderen in Instellingen 2008/2009. ( Institutional Living of Older People National Survey of the Living Situation of Older People in Homes 2008/2009.)
Public50+ aged, living in institution, Netherlands, 2008-2009
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceGijsberts (2007): study NL 2004
TitleLaagopgeleide Allochtonen relatief Tevreden met de Nederlandse Samenleving. (Low Educated Immigrants Relatively Satisfied with Dutch Society.)
PublicCity dwellers, aged 15-64, Netherlands, 2004
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
ReferenceMerens (2007): study NL 2004
TitleHet Geluk van de Marokkaanse Vrouw. (The Happiness of Maroccan Wifes.)
Public15-64 aged, living in cities, Netherlands, 2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferencePhilips Nederland (1966): study NL 1964
TitleDe Nederlandse Huisvrouw. (The Dutch Houswife.)
PublicHousewives, The Netherlands, 1964
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferencePhilips Nederland (1988): study NL 1984
TitleDe Nederlandse Huisvrouw. Op Weg naar het Jaar 2000. (The Dutch Housewive. On the Road to the Year 2000).
PublicHousewives, The Netherlands, 1984
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceSchmeets (2001): study NL 1997
TitleJong en Gelukkig. (Young and Happy).
Public12+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 1997-1999
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes