Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-e


Selfreport on single question:

Overall, to what degree are you satisfied with your life these days?
4 satisfied
3 fairly satisfied
2 somewhat dissatisfied
1 dissatisfied
- none of these
- don't know

In the Japanese version, answer option 'none of these' was presented in third position and may have been interpreted as 'neutral' by some respondents.
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
  
Used in studies
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1992
TitleLife in nation survey
Public20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1992
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1993
TitleLife in nation survey
Public20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1993
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1994
TitleLife in nation survey
Public20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1994
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1995
TitleLife in nation survey
Public20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1995
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1996
TitleLife in nation survey
Public20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1996
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1997
TitleLife in nation survey
Public20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1997
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1999
TitleLife in nation survey
Public20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1999
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 2001
TitleLife in nation survey
Public20+ aged, general public, Japan, 2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 2002
TitleLife in nation survey
Public20+ aged, general public, Japan, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 2003
TitleLife in nation survey
Public20+ aged, general public, Japan, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 2004
TitleLife in nation survey
Public20+ aged, general public, Japan, 2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 2008
TitleLife in nation survey
Public20+ aged, general public, Japan, 2008
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 2009
TitleLife in nation survey
Public20+ aged, general public, Japan, 2009
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 2010
TitleLife in nation survey
Public20+ aged, general public, Japan, 2010
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 2011
TitleLife in nation survey
Public20+ aged, general public, Japan, 2011
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 2012
TitleLife in nation survey
Public20+ aged, general public, Japan, 2012
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 2013
TitleLife in nation survey
Public20+ aged, general public, Japan, 2013
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (2005): study JP 2005
TitleLife style preference survey
Public20+ aged, general public, Japan, 2005
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (2005): study JP 2006
TitleLife style preference survey
Public20+ aged, general public, Japan, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~EPA/SPB (2005): study JP 2007
TitleLife style preference survey
Public20+ aged, general public, Japan, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no