Happiness measure, code: O-SQL-cw-sq-v-5-a

Selfreport on single question:

We ask you to think about your life in the last two weeks…..

How would you rate your quality of life?
1 very poor
2 poor
3 neither poor nor good
4 good
5 very good

Item 1 in WHOQOL-Bref
Focus, O-SQL Overall: Satisf with Quality of Life
Time frame, cw last week
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
Used in studies
ReferenceChiu et al. (2006): study TW 2005
TitleUse of the WHOQOL-BREF for Evaluating Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury.
PublicBrain injury patients, Taiwan, 2005
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceLai et al. (2005): study TW 2000
TitleHealth Related Quality of Life and Health Utility for the Institutional Elderly in Taiwan.
PublicElderly living in long-term care settings, Taiwan 2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes