Happiness measure, code: O-DT-u-sq-v-8-b


Selfreport on single question:

"How satisfied do you feel about your life as a whole...?"
8 delighted
7 very pleased
6 pleased
5 mostly satisfied
4 mixed feelings
3 mostly dissatisfied
2 unhappy
1 terrible
  
Classification
Focus, O-DT Overall: Delighted vs Terrible life
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 8
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceEvans & Kelley (2002): study AU 1984
TitleFamily and Community Influences on Life Satisfaction.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 1984-2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferencePusey (1998): study AU 1995
TitleIncomes Standards of Living and Quality of Life.Prliminary Findings from the Middle Australia Project.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Australia, 1995
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no