Happiness measure, code: C-W-u-sq-v-2-a


Selfreport on single question:

When you think of the things you want from life, how would you say that you're doing in getting the things you want.....?"
2 pretty well
1 not too well
  
Classification
Focus, C-W Contentment: getting things Wanted
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 2
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBrenner (1967): study US 1963
TitlePatterns of Alcohol Use, Happiness and the Satisfaction of Wants.
Public21+ aged, general public, USA, 1963
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferencePayne (1974): study GB 1972
TitleN.M. Bradburn's Measures of Psychological Well-Being: An Attempt at Replication.
PublicEmployed males, supervising jobs, England, 197?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no