Happiness measure, code: O-SLC-c-sq-lg-15-a


Selfreport on life graph

"Can you visualize how your life can be put into a graph? That is: ups and downs, level periods, rises and declines, etc. Assuming that you live up until at least 80 years of age, how do you think that your life will look? Indicate this by making a graph on this card

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Scoring: height in inches, a = 0 ....... o = 15 inch
(inches were not indicated on the graph, but measured afterwards)
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLC Overall: Satisfaction with Life-Course
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, lg life-graph Range = 15
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBack & Brookover-Bourque (1970): study US 1967
TitleLife Graphs: Aging and Cohort Effect.
Public20-80 aged, general public, USA, 1969
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes