Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-i

Self report on single question

By bearing in mind the last 12 months, are you on the wholer satisfied or dissatisfied with your present life?
4 fully satisfied
3 rather satisfied
2 less than satisfied
1 not satisfied at all
- no answer
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 = 4
Used in studies
ReferenceLitchfield et al. (2012): study AL 2005
TitleAn Analysis of Life Satisfaction in Albania: An Heteroscedastic Ordered Probit Model Approach.
PublicWorking aged (15-65), Albania, 2005
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceMangiavacchi & Rapallini (2009): study IT 2003
TitleLife Satisfaction and Household Production in a Collective Model: Evidence from Italy.
PublicDual earner couples, Italy, 2002-2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes