Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-f


Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
1 not at all satisfied
2 not very satisfied
3 satisfied
4 very satisfied
  
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 = 4
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBucchianeri (2011): study US Ohio 2005
TitleThe American Dream or the American Delusion? The Private and External Benefits of Homeownership for Women.
Public18+ aged, women, Columbus City, United States, 2005
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceKrueger & Mueller (2008): study US 2006
TitleThe Lot of the Unemployed: A Time Use Perspective.
Public20-26 aged, United States, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceSaad (2004a): study US 2003 /1
TitleA Primer in Reading the Public's Mood.
Public18+ aged, USA, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes