Happiness measure, code: C-RG-h-sq-l-11-a


Selfreport on single question:

How would you rate yourself as to how successful or unsuccessful you have been in terms of achieving your own goals and aims in life? Think of the top of the ladder as being completely successful, the bottom being entirely unsuccessful
[ 10 ] completely successful
[ 9 ]
[ 8 ]
[ 7 ]
[ 6 ]
[ 5 ]
[ 4 ]
[ 3 ]
[ 2 ]
[ 1 ]
[ 0 ] entirely unsuccessful
  
Classification
Focus, C-RG Contentment: Realization of Goals
Time frame, h hitherto
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, l ladder scale Range = 11
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBortner & Hultsch (1970): study US 1959
TitleA Multivariate Analysis of Correlates of Life Satisfaction in Adulthood.
Public21+ aged, general public, USA, 1959
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBortner & Hultsch (1974): study US 1959
TitlePatterns of Subjective Deprivation in Adulthood.
Public21+ aged, general public, USA, 1959
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCantril (1965): study US 1959
TitleThe Pattern of Human Concern.
Public21+ aged, general public, USA, 1959
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes