Happiness measure, code: O-SLu-g-sq-v-3-a

Selfreport on single question:

"On the whole, how satisfied would you say you are with your life.....?"
1 not very satisfied
2 fairly satisfied
3 very satisfied
Focus, O-SLu Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified)
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 3
Used in studies
ReferenceSnider (1980): study CA 1976
TitleExplaining Life Satisfaction: It's the Elderly's Attitudes that Count.
Public65+ aged, retired whites, Edmonton, Canada, 1976
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes