Happiness measure, code: O-DT-c-sq-v-7-c


Selfreport on single question:

Indicate the feeling you have now, generally speaking, how do you feel about your life...?
1 terrible
2 unhappy
3 mostly dissatisfied
4 mixed (about equally satisfied and dissatisfied)
5 mostly satisfied
6 pleased
7 delighted
- 8 neutral (neither satisfied nor dissatisfied)
- 9 never thought about it
- 10 does not apply to me

Scoring: 8, 9 and 10 left out
  
Classification
Focus, O-DT Overall: Delighted vs Terrible life
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study AT 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Austria, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study BD 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Bangladesh, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study BH 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Bahrain, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study BR 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students,Brazil,1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study CA 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Canada, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study CL 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Chile, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study CM 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Cameroon, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study CS 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Yugoslavia, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study DE 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Germany, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study EG 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Egypt, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study ES 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Spain, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study FI 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Finland, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study GR 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Greece, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study IL 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Israel, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study IN 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, India, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study JO 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Jordan, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study JP 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Japan, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study KE 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Kenya, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study KR 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Korea, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study MX 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Mexico, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study NL 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Netherlands, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study NO 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Norway, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study NZ 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, New Zealand,1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study PH 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Philippines, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study PR 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Puerto Rico, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study SG 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Singapore, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study TH 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Thailand, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study TR 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Turkey, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study TZ 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, Tanzania, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study US 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, U.S.A, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiener & Diener (1995): study ZA 1991
TitleCross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
PublicUniversity students, South Africa, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes