Happiness measure, code: O-SLu-g-sq-v-7-a


Selfreport on single question:

'How satisfied are you with your life in general?"
1 completely unsatisfied
2 very unsatisfied
3 unsatisfied
4 unsatisfied nor satisfied
5 satisfied
6 very satisfied
7 completely satisfied
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLu Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified)
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceThoits & Hewitt (2001): study US 1986
TitleVolunteer Work and Well-Being.
Public25+ aged, general public, USA, 1986-1989
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes