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


Selfreport on single question

Using a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 means 'the worst possible life' and 10 means the 'best possible life', how would you rate your life overall these days?
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
  
ReferenceAknin et al. (2009): study US 2004
TitleFrom Wealth to Well-being? Money Matters, but Less than people Think.
PublicUS laypeople, United States, 200?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGreenfield & Marks (2007): study US 1995
TitleReligious Social Identity as an Explanatory Factor for Assosiations Between More Frequent Formal Religious Participation and Psychological Well-Being
Public25-74 aged, general public, USA, 1995
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes