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


Self rating on single question:

"All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you overall with your life as a whole these days?"

Rated on ladder scale
[ 10 ] completely satisfied
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[ 0 ] completely dissatisfied
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, l ladder scale Range = 11
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBriscoe (1982): study GB 1977
TitleSex Differences in Psychological Well-Being.
PublicMarried couples with high incidence of minor psychiatric problems, London, U.K., 1977
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHall (1976): study GB 1971
TitleSubjective Measures of Quality of Life in Britain, 1971 to 1975: Some Developments and Trends.
PublicAdults, general public, Great Britain, 1971-1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHarding (1982): study GB 1975
TitlePsychological Well-Being in Great Britain: An Evaluation of the Bradburn Affect Balance Scale.
PublicAdults, general public, urban areas, Great-Britain, 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceLee et al. (1982): study KR 1980
TitlePerceptions of Quality of Life in an Industrializing Country: The Case of the Republic of Korea.
PublicParents with unmarried children at home, South Korea, 1980
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes