Happiness measure, code: O-V-u-sq-v-7-a


Selfreport on single question:

In most ways my life is close to ideal
1 strongly disagree
2 disagree
3 slightly disagree
4 neither agree, nor disagree
5 slightly agree
6 agree
7 strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS)
  
Classification
Focus, O-V Overall: Various items
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceTucker et al. (2006): study ZZ East-West pairs 1999
TitleTesting for Measurement Invariance in the Satisfaction with Life Scale: A Comparison of Russians and North Americans.
PublicStudents and community members, US and Russia, 1999
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceWestaway et al. (2001): study ZA 1996
TitleLife Satisfaction and Self-Esteem of Black and White South Africans: A Pilot Study.
Public17-70 aged, South Africa, 199?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceWestaway et al. (2001): study ZA 1996 /1
TitleLife Satisfaction and Self-Esteem of Black and White South Africans: A Pilot Study.
Public17-70 aged, South Africa, 199?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceZubieta et al. (2012): study AR Buenos Aires 2007
TitleBienestar Subjetivo y psicosocial: Explorando Diferencias de Género (Subjective and Psychosocial Well-Being: Exploring Gender Differences).
PublicUniversity students, Argentina, 200?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes