Happiness measure, code: O-SLL-c-sq-v-3-d


Selfreport on single question :

"On the whole, how satisfied would you say you are with your way of life today.......?"
3 very satisfied
2 fairly satisfied
1 not very satisfied
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLL Overall: Satisfaction with Life one Leads
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 3
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceFlavin & Keane (2012): study US 2000
TitleLife Satisfaction and Political Participation: Evidence from the United States.
Public18+ aged, general piblic USA, 2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferencePierce & Clark (1973): study US 1962
TitleMeasurement of Morale in the Elderly.
Public60+ aged, psychiatric cases and controls, San Fransisco, USA, 1962
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes