Happiness measure, code: C-BW-c-sq-n-11-a


Selfreport on single question:

Think about the quality of your life at the present time. I would like you to give a rating where 0 represents the worst possible life for you and 10 represents the best possible life for you.
0 worst possible life
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9
10 best possible life
  
Classification
Focus, C-BW Contentment: Best-Worst possible life
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 11
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceHartog & Oosterbeek (1998): study NL 1952
TitleHealth, Wealth and Happiness. Why Pursue a Higher Education?
Public41 aged, Brabant, the Netherlands, followed 1952-1993
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceLee (1985): study US 1979
TitleProbing Behavioral Patterns of Structuring Daily Life.
Public23-49 aged adults, USA, followed 1 year, 1979
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: no