Happiness measure, code: O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-a


Selfreport on single question:

In general, how satisfied are you with your life.....?
5 very satisfied
4 satisfied
3 average
2 somewhat dissatisfied
1 very dissatisfied
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLu Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified)
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceLai & McDonald (1995): study CA Calgary, Alberta 1991
TitleLife Satisfaction of Chinese Elderly Immigrants in Calgary
PublicChinese elderly immigrants, Canada, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceLohmann (1977): study US Tennessee 1975
TitleCorrelations of Life Satisfaction, Morale and Adjustment Measures.
Public60+ aged, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, 197?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceRose (1955): study US 1952
TitleFactors Associated with the Life Satisfaction of Middle-Class, Middle-Aged Persons.
PublicMarried couples, middle aged, middle-class, USA, 1952-53
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes