Happiness measure, code: O-SLu-c-sq-v-7-c

Selfreport on single question:

Considering your life at the moment, would you say that you are by and large satisfied with life or are you mostly dissatisfied
7 very much satisfied
6 very satisfied
5 quite satisfied
4 so-so
3 quite dissatisfied
2 very dissatisfied
1 very much dissatisfied
Focus, O-SLu Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified)
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
Used in studies
ReferenceHofoss (2004): study NO 1984
TitleHealthy Living Does not Reduce Life Satisfaction among Physically Handicapped Persons.
Public25 -50 aged physically handicapped, Norway, 1984-1986
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceTyssen et al. (2009): study NO 1993
TitleLower Life Satisfaction in Physicians Compared with a General Population Sample: A 10-year Longitudinal, Nationwide Study of Course and Predictors.
PublicPhysicians followed 9 years after graduating, Norway, 1993-2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes