Happiness measure, code: C-BW-c-sq-l-10-a


Selfreport on single question:

Lead item not reported.
[ 10 ] best possible life
[ 9 ]
[ 8 ]
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[ 1 ] worst possible life

Name: Cantril's self anchoring Ladder rating of life (modified version)
  
Classification
Focus, C-BW Contentment: Best-Worst possible life
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, l ladder scale Range = 10
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceAngrist (1974): study US 1974
TitleDimensions of Well-Being in Public Housing Families.
PublicPublic housing tenants, USA, 1974
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDaly & Carpenter (1985): study US 1982
TitleAdjustment of Vietnamese Refugee Youths: A Self- Report.
Public15 - 21 aged Vietnames refugees living in a foster home, USA, 1982-83
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceKlassen et al. (1975): study US Kansas 1972
TitleInfluence of Social Desirability on Symptom and Mood Reporting in a Community Survey.
Public18+ aged, general public, Kansas City, USA, 1971-1972
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferencePearson-Scott (1978): study US NorthCarolina 1976
TitleSingle Rural Elders. A Comparison of Dimensions of Life Satisfaction.
Public65+ aged rural area, United States, 1976-77
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferencePolit et al. (1980): study US 1975
TitleThe Only Child Grows Up: A Look at Some Characteristics of Adults Only Children.
PublicCouples, white, middle/upper class, USA, 1975
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceSullivan et al. (2000): study NL 1993
TitleModels of Health-Related Quality of Life in a Population of Community-Dwelling Dutch Elderly.
Public57+ aged, The Netherlands, 1993
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes