Happiness measure, code: O-SLC-c-sq-lg-8-a


Selfreport on life-graph:

Each subject was presented with a blank grid, with the following question: "Can you visualize how your life could be put in graph? That is ups and downs, level periods, rises declines etc. Assuming that you live up until at least 80 years of age, how do you think that a graph of your life will look?"

happiness
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10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 years

Current happiness measured by the curves height in inches at the present age of the subject
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLC Overall: Satisfaction with Life-Course
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, lg life-graph Range = 8
  
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