Happiness measure, code: O-SLC-h-sq-n-11-bb


Selfreport on single question:

Here is a scale from 0 to 10. om it, "0" means that you are completely dissatisfied and "10 " means that you are completely satisfied. Please ring ONE number to show just how dissatisfied or satisfied you are about the way your life has turned out so far
1 completely dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
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9
10 completely satisfied
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLC Overall: Satisfaction with Life-Course
Time frame, h hitherto
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 11
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceJoshi (1996): study GB 1991
TitleCombining Employment and Child Rearing: The Story of British Women's Lives.
Public33 year aged women and husbands, Great Britain,1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceLayard et al. (2013): study GB 2004
TitleWhat Predicts a Successful Life? A Life-Course Model of Well-Being.
Public34 aged, United Kingdom, followed from childhood, 2004
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes