Happiness measure, code: O-SLL-g-sq-v-4-a


Selfreport on single question:

In general, how satisfied are you with your way of life.......?
4 quite satisfied
3 fairly satisfied
2 sometimes dissatisfied
1 usually dissatisfied
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLL Overall: Satisfaction with Life one Leads
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceHenley & Davis (1967): study US 1959
TitleSatisfaction and Dissatisfaction: A Study of the Chronically-Ill Aged Patient.
Public60+ aged chronically-ill, followed three years, USA, 1959-62
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes