Happiness measure, code: O-SLS-c-sq-v-6-a


Selfreport on single question

Taking everything together, how happy are you with the way things are going in your life now?
6 completely satisfied
5 pretty much satisfied
4 slightly satisfied
3 slightly dissatisfied
2 pretty much dissatisfied
1 completely dissatisfied
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLS Overall: Satisfaction with Life-Situation
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 6
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBerman (1972): study US 1972
TitleParolees' Problems, Aspirations and Attitudes.
PublicJail mates on parole, Illinois, USA, 197? Followed 9 month
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceFalco et al. (2012): study GH 2004
TitleHeterogeneity in Subjective Wellbeing. An Application to Occupational Allocation in Africa.
Public15-60 aged, urban population, Ghana, followed 7 years, 2004-2010
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes