Happiness measure, code: O-SLu-c-sq-n-8-a


Selfreport on single question:

"How satisfied are you with your life currently?"
0 Not at all
1
2
3
4 neutral
5
6
7
8 A great deal
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLu Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified)
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 8
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBetz (1984): study US 1982
TitleTwo Tests of Maslow's Theory of Need Fulfillment.
PublicCollege graduated women, USA, 1982
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMoum (1988): study NO Nord-Trøndelag 1984
TitleYea-saying and Mood-of-the-Day Effects in Self-Reported Quality of Life.
Public20+ aged, general public, Noth Trondelag county, followed 2 years, Norway, 1984-1986
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes