Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-c


Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you with.your life as a whole these days?
(Full question not reported)
1 very dissatisfied
2 dissatisfied
3 neutral
4 satisfied
5 very satisfied
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceCsepeli et al. (1999): study RO 1997
TitleReport from the Fairy Garden: The National Identity Models of Romanian Hungarians and Romanians.
PublicHungarians and Romaneans, living in Transylvania,1977, Romania
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceRohe & Basolo (1997): study US Baltimore, Maryland 1989
TitleLong-Term Effects of Homeownership on the Self-Perceptions and Social Interaction of Low-Income Persons.
Public18+ aged, heads of low-income households, Baltimore city, United States, followed 36 months, 1989-1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceRohe & Stegman (1994): study US Baltimore, Maryland 1989
TitleThe Effects of Homeownership: on the Self-Esteem, Perceived Control and Life Satisfaction of Low-Income People.
Public18+ aged, heads of low-income households, Baltimore city, United States, followed 18 months, 1989
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes