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Happiness, Self-rated

The respondent's self-rated level of happiness


Below are 70 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept.

  • HAPFEEL from General Social Survey, 1996LEARN MORE
    • Now Im going to read a list of different feelings that people sometimes have. After each one, I would like you to tell me on how many days you have felt this way during the past 7 days. On how many days in the past 7 days have you: D. Felt happy? (HAPFEEL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • Q2 from Muslim American Survey, 2007LEARN MORE
    • Generally, how would you say things are these days in your life - would you say that you are very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy? (Q2) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • HAPPY2 from Faith and Family in America, 2005LEARN MORE
    • If you were to consider your life in general, how happy or unhappy would you say you are, on the whole – completely happy, very happy, fairly happy, neither happy nor unhappy, fairly unhappy, very unhappy, or completely unhappy? (HAPPY2) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • HAPPYN from Middletown Area Study, 1979LEARN MORE
    • Taken all together, how would you say things are these days - would you say that you are very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy? (HAPPYN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • HAPPY from Middletown Area Study, 1996LEARN MORE
    • In general, how would you say things are these days-would you say that you are very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy? (HAPPY) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
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