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


Selfreport on single question:

Taking everything into consideration: how satisfied are you with your life in general at the present time.....?
1 not satisfied
2 slightly satisfied
3 fairly satisfied
4 very satisfied
5 extremely 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
  
ReferenceDanzer & Danzer (2014): study UA 2003
TitleThe Long-Run Consequences of Chernobyl: Evidence on Subjective Well-Being, Mental Health and Welfare.
Public6000+ adults, aged 15 to 75, Ukraine
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGehmacher (1989): study AT 1989
TitleUngleichheit in Wien. (Inequality in Vienna).
PublicAdults, varying age ranges, general public, Austria, 1989
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGehmacher (1990): study AT 1988
TitleStressbewältigung und Selbstbestimtheit. (Coping with Stress and Locus of Control).
PublicRailway employees, Austria, 1988
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceRice et al. (1979): study US NewYork 1975
TitleUnique Variance in Job and Life Satisfaction associated with Work-Related and Extra-Workplace Variables.
PublicAdult, general public, Western New York State, USA, 1975
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes