Happiness measure, code: C-BW---mq-l-11-a

Self report on two questions
1. rating of present life satisfaction
2. rating of expected future life satisfaction

Rating on the Cantril Self-Anchoring scale with anchors 0 = worst possible life and 10 = best possibe life

Categorical score:
THRIVING: 7 or higher on present life AND 8 or higher on future life
SUFFERING: 4 or below for BOTH present and future life
STRUGGLING: all other scores

Life-Evaluation Index of the Gallup-Healthways Well-being Index
Focus, C-BW Contentment: Best-Worst possible life
Time frame, - various time frames
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, l ladder scale Range = 11
Used in studies