Happiness measure, code: O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-c


Selfreport on single question:

Which of the statements below applies best to your current life?
5 I am very satisfied with the course of my life
4 There are problems, but I am satisfied
3 I don't know whether I should be satisfied now, I think I am
2 I don't know whether I should be satisfied, in fact I am not
1 I am disappointed in life
- Other
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLu Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified)
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceCameron et al. (1971): study US 1969
TitleHappiness or Life Satisfaction of the Malformed.
PublicHandicapped and controls Detroit, USA,197?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes