Happiness measure, code: O-SLC-g-fi-v-7-b


Selfreport in focused interview

Two independent interviews. Each interviewer rated `satisfaction with lot' on the same scale.
1 tremendously satisfied
2
3
4 average
5
6
7 extremely dissatisfied
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLC Overall: Satisfaction with Life-Course
Time frame, g generally
Mode, fi focussed interview
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceMussen et al. (1980): study US 1928
TitleContinuity and Change in Womens Characteristics over Four Decades.
PublicMothers, followed from age 30 to 70, Berkeley USA, 1928-68
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMussen et al. (1980): study US 1928 /1
TitleContinuity and Change in Womens Characteristics over Four Decades.
PublicMothers of preschool-aged-children, Berkeley USA, 1928-68
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceMussen et al. (1980): study US 1930
TitleContinuity and Change in Womens Characteristics over Four Decades.
PublicMothers, followed from age 30 to 70, Berkeley, USA, 1930-70
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMussen et al. (1982): study US 1930
TitleEarly Adult Antecedents of Life Satisfaction at Age 70.
PublicMothers of 21-months babies. Followed 40 years, Berkeley USA, 1930-70
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes