Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-c-sq-ol-7-a


Selfreport on single question:

"How satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days? Put an X where you think it belongs".

Rated on an open line scale. Afterwards scores were grouped in seven categories
1 completely dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7 completely 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, ol open line scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceAnderson et al. (1985): study US 1985
TitleDropping out of Marriage and Family Therapy: Interventions, Strategies and Spouses'Perceptions.
PublicCouples, followed family therapy, USA, 1985-86
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes