Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g


Selfreport on single question:

Taken all things together, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days? On the whole, would you say you are.....?
5 very satisfied
4 satisfied
3 neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2 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 = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceAvia & Vasques (1998): study ES 1993
TitleOptimismo Intelligente. (Wise Optimism).
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Spain, 1993
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceLindsay (2010): study NZ 2008
TitlePersonal communication, June 2010
Public18+ aged, general public, New Zealand, 2008
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceMoller (1996): study ZA 1992
TitleIntergenerational Relations and the Time Use in Urban Black South African Households.
PublicUrban blacks in 3-generation households, South Africa, 1992
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMoller (2006a): study ZA 1983
TitlePersonal communication
Public16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1983
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceMoller (2006a): study ZA 1988
TitlePersonal communication
Public16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1988
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceMoller (2006a): study ZA 1994
TitlePersonal communication
Public16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1994
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceMoller (2006a): study ZA 1995
TitlePersonal communication
Public16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1995
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceMoller (2006a): study ZA 1999
TitlePersonal communication
Public16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1999
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceMoller (2006a): study ZA 2002
TitlePersonal communication
Public16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceRichards (2001): study ZA ZA: Eastern Cape 2001
TitleHow to Measure Quality of Life in Diverse Population.
Publicadults, general public, Buffalo City, South Africa, 2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceRule (2007): study ZA 2004
TitleReligiosity and Quality of Life in South Africa.
PublicAdults, general public, South Africa, 2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes