Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-u-sq-v-7-c

Selfreport on single question:

Taking everything in your life into consideration, how satisfied with your life are you?
1 extremely unsatisfied
2 very unsatisfied
3 unsatisfied
4 satisfied nor unsatisfied
5 satisfied
6 very satisfied
7 extremely satisfied
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
Used in studies
ReferenceRojas (2006): study MX Multiple regions 2001
TitleLife Satisfaction and Satisfaction in Domains of Life: Is It a Simple Relationship?
PublicGeneral public, Regions, Mexico, 2001
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
ReferenceRojas (2008): study MX 2001
TitleExperienced Poverty and Income Poverty in Mexico: A Subjective Well-Being Approach.
PublicGeneral public, five states, Mexico, 2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceRojas (2009): study CR 2006
TitleEnhancing Poverty-Abatement Programs: A Subjective Well-Being Contribution.
Public16+ aged, general public, Costa Rica, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no