Happiness measure, code: O-DT-cy-sq-v-7-a


Selfreport on single question:

How do you feel about your life as a whole, taking into account what has happened in the last year and what you expect to happen in the future
7 delighted
6 pleased
5 mostly satisfied
4 mixed
3 mostly dissatisfied
2 unhappy
1 terrible
  
Classification
Focus, O-DT Overall: Delighted vs Terrible life
Time frame, cy last year
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceO'Brien & Webbie (2004): study AU 2001
TitleHealth, Well-Being and Body Weight. Characteristics of Overweight and Obesity in Australia.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes