Happiness measure, code: O-Sum-c-mq-*-0-e


Selfreport on 9 questions:

A. Taking all together, how would you say things are these days?
3 very happy
2 pretty happy
1 not too happy
B: In general how satiisfying do you find the ways you are spending your lige tehese days
3 completely satusfying
2 pretty satisfying
1 not very satisfying
C: Please rate your life sutuation on the following scales
- interesting ------------------- boring
- enjoyable ------------------- miserable
- worthwhile -------------------- useless
- friendly -------------------------- lonely
- full --------------------------------- empty
- hopeful ------------------------- discouraging
- rewarding ---------------------- disappointing
- brings out the best in me-- does not give me a chance
Response options 1 - 7 numerical scales

Computation: (A+B standardized + C standardized)/2

Name: Staines, Pottick & Fudge (1986) Quality of Life Scale
  
Classification
Focus, O-Sum Overall: Summed overall appraisals
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, * Different rating scales combined Range = 0
  
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