Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I


Selfreport on single question:

Now please think about your life as a whole. How satisfied are you with it? Are you..
5 completely satisfied
4 very satisfied
3 somewhat satisfied
2 not very satisfied
1 not at all satisfied
- don't know
- no answer
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceOkulicz-Kozaryn et al. (2015): study US 2011
TitleLuxury Car Owners are not Happier than Frugal Car Owners
Public18+ aged, general public, the US, 2011
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceWilliams (2003): study US 1986
TitleHas the Future of Marriage Arrived? A Contemporary Examination of Gender, Marriage, and Psychological Well-Being.
Public24+ aged, USA, followed 1986-1994
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes