Happiness measure, code: O-DT-u-sq-v-6-a


Selfreport on single question:

How do you feel about your life as a whole?
6 delighted
5
4
3
2
1 terrible

Labels of other response options not reported
  
Classification
Focus, O-DT Overall: Delighted vs Terrible life
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 6
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBookwala & Schulz (1996): study US 1991
TitleSpousal Similarity in Subjective Well-Being: The Cardiovascular Health Study.
Public65+ aged couples, United States, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes