Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-c-sq-l-11-b


Selfreport on single question:

"How dissatisfied would you say you are with things in general today?'
Rated on ladder scale
[ 10 ] completely satisfied
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[ 0 ] completely 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, l ladder scale Range = 11
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceAbrams & Hall (1972): study GB 1971
TitleThe Condition of the British People: Report on a Pilot Survey using Self-Rating Scales.
Public15+ aged, middle class, Britain, 1971
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceAbrams (1973): study GB 1971
TitleSubjective Social Indicators.
Public16+ aged, general public, urban areas, United Kingdom, 1971
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes