Happiness measure, code: O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-b


Selfreport on single question:

Here is a card that I want you to use to tell me how satisfied or dissatisfied you with your life in general. If you are completely satisfied with it you would say "eleven' and if you are completely dissatisfied with it you would say "one". If you are neither completely satisfied not completely dissatisfied you would put yourself somewhere from "two' to "ten". The higher the number, the more satisfied you are.

Ingeneral, how satisfied are you with your life? Which number on the card comes closest to how you feel?
1 completely dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6 neutral
7
8
9
10
11 completely satisfied
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLu Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified)
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 11
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBlishen & Atkinson (1980): study CA 1977
TitleAnglophone and Francophone Perceptions of the Quality of Life in Canada.
PublicAdults, general public, Canada, 1977
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes