Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-b


Selfreport on single question:

Are you at this moment satisfied or dissatisfied with your life in general?"
7 very satisfied
6 for the greater part satisfied
5 rather more satisfied than dissatisfied
4 neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
3 somewhat more satisfied than dissatisfied
2 for the greater part dissatisfied
1 dissatisfied
- do not know, difficult to say
  
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 = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBernow (1985): study SE 1982
TitleLivskvaliteten i Sverige. (Quality of Life in Sweden).
Public18-70 aged, general public, Sweden, 1982
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceWilken & Kemmler (1997): study XZ Germany West 1985
TitleLedige Frauen der Kriegsgeneration: Eine explorative Studie zu ihrer Lebenszielen und ihrer Lebenszufriedenheit. (Never-Married Women of the World War II Generation: An Explorative Study of Their Life Goals and Their Life Satisfaction).
Public66-80 aged women, Germany,1985
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes