Happiness measure, code: M-CO-u-mq-v-5-e


Selfreport on 4 questions

A The conditions of my life are excellent
B My life is close to ideal
C I have gotten the most important things I want in life
D Iam satisfied with my life

Rated:
1 strongly disagree
2
3
4
5 strongly agree

Computation: (A+B+C+D)/4

Name: Shortened Diener Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS)
  
Classification
Focus, M-CO Mixed: Contentment + Overall
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceCheung & Lucas (2014): study US Oregon 2010
TitleAssessing the Validity of Single-Item Life Satisfaction Measures: Results from Three Large Samples.
Public18+ aged, general public, Oregon, U.S.A., 2010
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCheung & Lucas (2014): study US Washington 2010
TitleAssessing the Validity of Single-Item Life Satisfaction Measures: Results from Three Large Samples.
Public18+ aged, general public, Washington, U.S.A., 2010
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes