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

Selfreport on single question:

"In general, how satisfied are you with your life.....?"
3 mostly satisfied
2 partly satisfied
1 mostly disappointed
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
ReferenceRichards et al. (1984): study US 1981
TitleThe Influence of Serious Personal Losses or Misfortunes on Life Satisfaction.
Public25-59 aged, general public, USA, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes