- Travelers, Norway, 200?
- N = 151
- Non Response:
Questionnaires were distributed among passengers in a harbor and an airport and returned by mail
- Authors's label
- Satisfaction with life
- Our Classification
- Using the 1-7 scale below, indicate your agreement with each of the items by placing the appropriate number on the line preceding that item. Please be open and honest in your responding.
A In most ways my life is close to ideal
B The conditions of my life are excellent
C I am satisfied with my life
D So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life
E If I could live my life over, I would change nothing'.
7 strongly agree
5 slightly agree
4 neither agree nor disagree
3 slightly disagree
1 strongly disagree
Name: Diener's Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS)
A high satisfaction group and a low satisfaction group were extracted based on a median split of particioants' sum scores across the five items
1 a low satisfaction group
2 a high satisfaction group
Observed Relation with Happiness
2 a high satisfaction group M = 2.5