Happiness measure, code: O-Sum---mq-*-0-b


Selfreport on 6 questions:

A 5 item Satisfaction With Life Scale (Diener)
Aa In most ways my life is close to ideal
Ab The conditions of my life are excellent
Ac I am satisfied with my life
Ad So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life
Ae If I could live my life over, I would change nothing
Answers rated: 7 strongly agree to 1 strongly disagree

B Rating of one's life-as-a-whole during the last two days
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0 worst possible life
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10 best possible life

Computation: factor score
  
Classification
Focus, O-Sum Overall: Summed overall appraisals
Time frame, - various time frames
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, * Different rating scales combined Range = 0
  
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