Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-c-sqt-v-7-c


Selfreport on single question asked twice:

"Considering how you feel these days, are you generally satisfied with your life or are you generally dissatisfied?"
7 extremely satisfied
6 very satisfied
5 quite satisfied
4 both satisfied and dissatisfied
3 quite dissatisfied
2 very dissatisfied
1 extremely dissatisfied
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sqt 1 question, asked twice
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceDiener et al. (1995a): study ZZ East-West pairs 1991 /1
TitleNational Differences in Reported Subjective Well-Being: Why do They Occur?
PublicCollege students, South Korea, China, USA, 199?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes