Happiness measure, code: O-HL-c-sq-l-11-a


Selfreport on single question:

Consider the ladder. It has 11 steps, from 0 to 10. Think of this ladder as representing different levels of happiness. Step 0 would stand for the least happy you could ever be. Step 10 would stand for the most happy you could ever be. Taking everything together, where on this ladder do you stand regarding your happiness?"

[ 10 ] most happy you could ever be
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[ 0 ] least happy you could ever be

Name: Cantril's self-anchoring ladder rating of life (variant)
  
Classification
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, l ladder scale Range = 11
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceGillo (1973): study US Kansas 1971
TitleStudies on the Nature of the Relationships between Job and Life Satisfactions: Towards a Comprehensive Model.
PublicWorkers, union members, Kansas City, USA, 197?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes