Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-aa


Selfreport on single question:

In general, how satisfied are you with your life these days? Would you way that you are....?
4 very satisfied
3 somewhat satisfied
2 somewhat dissatisfied
1 very dissatisfied
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceAngel & Angel (1992): study US 1988
TitleAge at Migration, Social Connections, and Well-Being among Elderly Hispanics.
Public65+aged, Hispanics, United States, 1988
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceEasterlin et al. (2012): study CN 1997 /1
TitleChina's Life Satisfaction, 1990 - 2010.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, China, 1997
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceEasterlin et al. (2012): study CN 1998
TitleChina's Life Satisfaction, 1990 - 2010.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, China, 1998
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceEasterlin et al. (2012): study CN 1999 /1
TitleChina's Life Satisfaction, 1990 - 2010.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, China, 1999
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceEasterlin et al. (2012): study CN 2001
TitleChina's Life Satisfaction, 1990 - 2010.
Public18+ aged, general public, China, 2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceKahneman & Krueger (2006): study US 2004
TitleDevelopments in the Measurement of Subjective Well-Being.
PublicEmployed females, USA , 2004
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceLevin & Taylor (1998): study US 1979
TitlePanel Analyses of Religious Involvement and Well-Being in African Americans: Contemporaneous vs. Longitudinal Effects.
Public18+ aged Blacks, USA, followed 1979 to 1992
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes