Happiness measure, code: O-SLu-g-sq-n-5-a


Self report on single question:

Taken all together, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life in general?
1 very dissatisfied
2
3
4
5 very satisfied
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLu Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified)
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceDykstra & Liefbroer (1998): study NL 1992
TitleKinderloos en toch Gelukkig? (Childless but Still Happy?)
Public55-89 aged, The Netherlands, 1992
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDykstra & Wagner (2007): study DE 1990
TitlePathway to Childlessness and Late-Life Outcomes.
Public70-100+ aged, West-Berlin, Germany 1990-1993
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes