Happiness measure, code: O-SLu-c-sq-n-7-b


Selfreport on single question:

"All in all, how satisfied are you with your life these days.....?"
1 very dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7 very satisfied
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLu Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified)
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceHadaway (1978): study US 1971
TitleLife Satisfaction and Religion: A Reanalysis.
Public18+ aged, general public, USA, 1971
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceKennedy & Mehra (1985): study CA Edmonton CMA 1977
TitleEffects of Social Change on Well-Being: Boom and Bust in a Western Canadian City.
Public18+ aged, general public, City of Edmonton, Canada, 1977-1984
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceKennedy et al. (1978): study CA Edmonton CMA 1977
TitleSubjective Evaluation of Well-Being: Problems and Prospects.
Public18+ aged, general public, City of Edmonton, Canada, 1977
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes