Happiness measure, code: O-SLu-c-sq-l-11-a


Self report on single question:

Some people seem to be quite happy and satisfied with their lives, while others seem quite unhappy and dissatisfied. Now look at the ladder. Suppose that a person who is entirely satisfied with his life would be at the top of the ladder, and a person who is extremely dissatisfied with his life at the bottom of the ladder. Where would you put yourself on the ladder at the presentstage of your life in terms of how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with your personal life?, Cicle the number
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Classification
Focus, O-SLu Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified)
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, l ladder scale Range = 11
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBotwinick & Storandt (1974): study US St. Louis County, Missouri 1969
TitleMemory, Related Functions and Age.
Public20-80 aged, general public, metropolitan St. Louis area, USA, 197?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes