Happiness measure, code: M-CO-cy-mq-v-7-a


Selfreport on 3 questions:

.. Think of the last year of your life and rate the extent to which you agree with the following statements .. (full text not reported)
A In most ways my life is close to ideal
B The conditions of my life are excellent
C So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life

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

Computation: (A+B+C)/3

Name: Shortened Diener's Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS), last year format
  
Classification
Focus, M-CO Mixed: Contentment + Overall
Time frame, cy last year
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
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