Happiness measure, code: O-Sum-u-mq-v-7-d


Selfreport on 3 questions:

Using the 1-7 scale below, indicate your agreement with each of the items by placing the appropriate number on the line preceding that item. Please be open and honest in your responding.
A In most ways my life is close to ideal
B The conditions of my life are excellent
C I am satisfied with my life

Answers rated:
7 strongly agree
6 agree
5 slightly agree
4 neither agree nor disagree
3 slightly disagree
2 disagree
1 strongly disagree

Computation: (A+B+C)/3

Name: Shortened Diener's Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS). The two last questions of this 5 item scale were left out: 4) 'So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life', and 5) 'If I could live my life over, I would change nothing'.
  
Classification
Focus, O-Sum Overall: Summed overall appraisals
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
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