Happiness measure, code: C-BW-c-sq-l-21-a


Self report on single question:

Question on perception of quality of 'present life'.
(Full lead item not reported)
20 best possible life
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0 worst possible life
  
Classification
Focus, C-BW Contentment: Best-Worst possible life
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, l ladder scale Range = 21
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceHeadey & Wearing (1992): study AU AU Victoria 1981
TitleUnderstanding Happiness: A Theory of Subjective Well-Being.
Public18+ aged, general public, Victoria, Australia, 1981-1989
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHeadey (1999): study AU AU Victoria 1987
TitleOld Age is not Downhill: The Satisfactions and Well-Being of Older Australians.
Public24-76 aged, general public, Victoria, Australia, 1987
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes