Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-b


Selfreport on single question

How do you feel about your life as a whole right now? Are you satisfied or dissatisfied?
1 strongly dissatisfied
2 somewhat dissatisfied
3 somewhat satisfied
4 strongly satisfied
- no opinion
  
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, v verbal scale Range = 4
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceHill (2004): study CA 1989
TitleHappiness in Canada since World War ll.
Public15+ aged, general public, Canada, 1989
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~GESIS (2007): study XZ Germany West 1978
TitleLebenszufriedenheit. Ein Auszug aus dem Datenbestand des GESIS-Archivs. (Life Satisfaction. Abstract from the GESIS Database).
PublicAdults,, general public, urban areas, Germany-West, 1978
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no