Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-eb

Selfreport on single question:

To what extent are you satisfied with your life in general at present?
1 not at all satisfied
2 less than satisfied
3 both yes and no
4 rather satisfied
5 fully satisfied
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
Used in studies
ReferenceGraham (2005): study RU 2000
TitleInsights on Development from the Economics of Happiness.
Public14+ aged, general public, Russia, 2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceZhang & Hwang (2007): study RU 1994
TitleThe Micro Consequences of Macro-Level Social Transition: How did Russians Survive in the 1990s?
PublicAdults, general public, Russia, 1994-2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes