Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-c-sq-v-3-c


Selfreport on single question:

"In general: how satisfying do you find the way of life these days......?"
3 completely satisfying
2 pretty satisfying
1 not satisfying
  
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 = 3
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceSimmons et al. (1977): study US 1970 /1
TitleGift of Life: The Social and Psychological Impact of Organ Transplantation.
PublicKidney donors followed before and after donation, USA, 1970-1973
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes