Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d


Selfreport on single question:

Taking your life as a whole, are you .......?
5 very satisfied
4 quite satisfied
3 more satisfied than discontented
2 more discontented than satisfied
1 quite dissatisfied
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceDickow & Moller (2002): study ZA 1999
TitleSouth Africa's Rainbow People: National Pride and Optimism: A Trend Study.
Public16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1999
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGehmacher (1992b): study AT 1989
TitleCoping, Happiness and Ideology. Some Suggestions for the Application of Happiness Research in Politicological Research.
Public16+ aged, general public, Austria, 1989
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMoller & Welch (1985): study ZA 1984
TitlePolygamy Well-Being of Zulu Migrants.
PublicEx-migrant workers, returned to rural Kwazulu, South Africa, 1984
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMoller (1988a): study ZA 1983
TitleQuality of Life in Retirement: A Case Study of Zulu Return Migrants.
PublicEx-migrant workers, returned to rural KwaZulu, South Africa, 1983
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMoller (1989): study ZA 1983
TitleCan't get no Satisfaction. Quality of Life in the 1980's.
PublicAdult, general public, urban areas, South African, 1983
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMoller (1989): study ZA 1988
TitleCan't get no Satisfaction. Quality of Life in the 1980's.
PublicAdults, general public, urban areas, South Africa, 1988
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceOgris (1994): study AT 1994
TitleKorrelate mit Lebenszufriedenheit: Glück und Wohlbefinden in Osterreich und Slowenien. (Correlates of Life-Satisfaction, Happiness and Well-Being in Austria and Slovenia).
PublicAdults, general public, Austria 1994
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceOgris (1994): study SI 1994
TitleKorrelate mit Lebenszufriedenheit: Glück und Wohlbefinden in Osterreich und Slowenien. (Correlates of Life-Satisfaction, Happiness and Well-Being in Austria and Slovenia).
PublicAdults, general public, Slovenia, 1994
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceSchulz et al. (1985): study AT 1984
TitleLebensqualität in Österreich. (Quality of Life in Austria).
Public16+ aged, general public, Austria, 1984
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no