Happiness measure, code: O-Sum-u-mq-v-7-g


Selfreport on 5 questions

A. In most ways my life is close to my ideal.
B. The conditions of my life are excellent.
C. I am satisfied with my life.
D. So far I havegotten the important things I want from life.
E. I am generally pleased with the life I lead.

Rated:
1: strongly disagree
2: disagree
3: slightly disagree
4: neither agree nor disagree
5: slightly agree
6: agree
7: strongly agree

Computation: (A+B+C+D+E)/7

Name: General Life subscale. First 5 items in Extended Satisfaction With Life Scale ESWLS (Alfonso etr al 1996
  
Classification
Focus, O-Sum Overall: Summed overall appraisals
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
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