Happiness measure, code: O-DT-u-sq-v-7-e


Selfreport on single question:

I would describe my satisfaction with my overall life as..
1 terrible
2 unhappy
3 mostly dissatisfied
4 mixed ( equally satisfied and dissatisfied)
5 mostly satisfied
6 pleased
7 delighted

Item in Huebner's BMSLSS 'Multidimensional Student Life satisfaction Scale'
  
Classification
Focus, O-DT Overall: Delighted vs Terrible life
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceZullig et al. (2005): study US SouthCarolina 2005
TitleAdolescent Health-Related Quality of Life and Perceived Satisfaction with Life.
Public13-18 aged high school students, public high schools grades 9-12, South Carolina, USA, 200?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceZullig et al. (2006): study US 2003
TitleThe Association between Perceived Spirituality, Religiosity, and Life Satisfaction: The Mediating Role of Self-Rated Health.
Public18+aged, university students, USA, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceZullig et al. (2009): study US 2003
TitleDemographic Correlates of Domain-Based Life Satisfaction Reports of College Students.
Public18+ aged, university students, USA, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes