Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-g


Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
7 completely satisfied
6 quite satisfied
5 somewhat satisfied
4 neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
3 somewhat dissatisfied
2 quite dissatisfied
1 completely dissatisfied
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceAjrouch (2007): study US Detroit 2001
TitleResources and Well-being among Arab-American elders
Public56+aged, Arab-Americans, USA, 2001-2002
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMichalos (2005): study CA Prince George 2003
TitleArts and the Quality of Life: An Exploratory Study.
PublicAdults, City of Prince George, British Columbia, Canada, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMichalos et al. (2001): study CA British Columbia 1999
TitleHealth and Other Aspects of the Quality of Life of Older People.
Public55-95 aged, Northern Interior Health Region, British Columbia, Canada, 1999
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMichalos et al. (2007): study CA British Columbia 2005
TitleHealth and Quality of Life of Older People: A Replication after Six Years.
PublicElderly, British Columbia, Canada, 2005
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes