Happiness measure, code: O-SL?-?-sq-l-10-a


Selfreport on single question:

Ss were asked to rate themselves on an 1 - 10 rating ladder in terms of their self-perceived life satisfaction.
(Full question not reported).
[ 10 ] +
[ 9 ]
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(labels of scale extremes not reported)
  
Classification
Focus, O-SL? Overall: Satisfaction With Life: item not reported
Time frame, ? time frame not reported
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, l ladder scale Range = 10
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceKahana & Kahana (1975): study US 1970
TitleThe Relationship of Impulse Control to Cognition and Adjustment among Institutionalized Aged Women.
Public55+ aged white females living in nursing home, USA, 197?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMastekaasa & Moum (1984): study NO 1982
TitleThe Perceived Quality of Life in Norway: Regional Variations and Contextual Effects.
Public18-79 aged, general public, Norway, 1982
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes