Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-u-sq-l-7-a


Selfreport on single question:

How do you feel about your life as a whole?
Rated on a seven step quality of life ladder was marked with a smiling face and marked ''GOOD'. The bottom marked with a frowning face and the word 'BAD'
[ 7 ] Good, picture of smiling face
[ 6 ]
[ 5 ]
[ 4 ]
[ 3 ]
[ 2 ]
[ 1 ] Bad, picture of frowning face
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Classification
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, l ladder scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferencePeil (1984): study SL 1981
TitleAfrican Urban Life: Components of Satisfaction in Sierra Leone.
PublicAdult, general public, urban areas, Sierra Leone, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferencePeil (1988): study NG 1984
TitlePersonal Communication.
Public60+ aged, towns, Nigeria, 1984
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes