Happiness measure, code: C-BW-c-sq-l-9-d


Selfreport on single question:

"Here is a picture of a ladder, where the top, rung 9, represents the best life you could expect to have, and the bottom, rung 1, the worst life you could expect to have. When you look at this ladder, where do you feel you are standing at the present time?"
9 best I could expect to have
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1 worst I could expect to have

Name: Cantril's ladder rating of present life (adapted version)
  
Classification
Focus, C-BW Contentment: Best-Worst possible life
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, l ladder scale Range = 9
  
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