Happiness measure, code: C-BW-c-sq-n-11-c


Selfreport on single question

Using a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 means 'the worst possible life' and 10 means the 'best possible life', how would you rate your life overall these days?
0 worst possible life overall
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9
10 best possible life overall
  
Classification
Focus, C-BW Contentment: Best-Worst possible life
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 11
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceKilpatrick & Cantril (1960): study ZA 1958
TitleSelf-Anchoring Scaling: A Measure of Individuals' Unique Reality Worlds.
PublicTribal people, South Africa, 1958
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes