Happiness measure, code: O-HL-u-sq-v-3-f

Selfreport on single question:

Overall, how happy would you say you are with your life......?
3 very happy
2 somewhat happy
1 unhappy
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 3
Used in studies
ReferenceMaxwell (1985): study US 1966
TitleThe Retirement Experience: Psychological and Financial Linkages to the Labor Market.
Public45+ aged males, USA, followed 12 years 1966-1978
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes