Happiness measure, code: O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-i

Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life these days? Would you say you are
5 very satisfied
4 quite satisfied
3 so so
2 not too satisfied
1 not satisfied at all
Focus, O-SLu Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified)
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
Used in studies
ReferenceNickerson et al. (2003): study US 1976
TitleZeroing on the Dark Side of the American Dream: A Closer Look at the Negative Consequences of the Goal for Financial Success.
PublicStudents USA, followed 20 years 1976-1995-97
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
Reference~GESIS (2007): study XZ Germany West 1978 /1
TitleLebenszufriedenheit. Ein Auszug aus dem Datenbestand des GESIS-Archivs. (Life Satisfaction. Abstract from the GESIS Database).
PublicHousewives, Germany-West (former), 1978
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no