Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-c-sq-n-9-a


Selfreport on single question:

'All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life these days?'
1 completely dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9 completely satisfied
  
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, n numeric scale Range = 9
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceHolahan et al. (1999): study US 1960
TitleSelf Appraisel, Life Satisfaction and Retrospective Life Choices Across One and Three Decades.
PublicGifted (IQ>135) followed unto old age, USA, 1960-1992
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes