Happiness measure, code: C-RG-u-sq-v-7-b

Selfreport on single question:

"Some people have certain goals or aspirations for various aspects of their lives. They aim for a particular sort of home, income, family lifestyle, and so on. Compared to your general aims and goals, how would you say that your life measures up to it.....?"
1 not at all
2 fairly
3 poorly
4 half as well as your goal
5 fairly
6 well
7 matches your goal
Focus, C-RG Contentment: Realization of Goals
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
Used in studies
ReferenceMichalos (1980): study CA 1979
TitleSatisfaction and Happiness.
PublicUniversity staff members, Guelph Canada, 1979
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceMichalos (1983): study CA Ontario 1982
TitleSatisfaction and Happiness in a Rural Northern Resource Community.
Public18+ aged, general public, rural community, North Ontario, Canada, 1982
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes