Happiness measure, code: O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-b


Selfreport on single question:

In general, how satisfied are you with your life these days....?"
4 very satisfied
3 somewhat satisfied
2 somewhat dissatisfied
1 very dissatisfied
  
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 = 4
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceAdams (1997): study US 1980
TitleA Paradox in African American Quality of Life.
PublicBlack Americans, USA, followed from 1980 to 1992
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceKiecolt & Acock (1990): study US 1980
TitleChildhood Family Structure and Adult Psychological Well-Being of Black Americans.
Public18 + aged; Blacks, USA, 198?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes