Happiness measure, code: O-QOL-c-sq-v-4-b


Selfreport on single question:

How do you rate your life at present?
1 bad or very bad
2 fair
3 good
4 very good
  
Classification
Focus, O-QOL Overall: QualityOfLife
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceGao & Meng (2015): study CN 1998
TitleThe Impact of Government Size on Chinese Elders' Life Satisfaction: 1998-2008
Public65+ aged, China, followed 10 years, 1998-2008
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceZhang & Liu (2007): study CN 2002
TitleChildlessness, Psychlogical Well-being and Life Satisfaction among the Elderly in China
Public65+ aged, China, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes