Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-u-sq-n-5-b

Selfreport on single question:

Taking all together, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole.....?
5 very satisfied
1 not at all satisfied

Numbers presented in reversed order (very satisfied '1', not t all satisfied '5')
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 5
Used in studies
ReferenceGehmacher (1988a): study AT 1985
TitleWohlbefinden und Lebensqualität. (Feeling Well and Quality of Life).
PublicAdults, followed 6 months, Austria, 198?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
ReferenceGehmacher (1992c): study AT Wien 1988
TitleHousing and Happiness:Life Satisfaction as a Consequence of Housing Conditions.
PublicResidents communal housing estates, Vienna, Austria, 1989
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
Reference~IFES (0): study AT 1988
TitleIFES data archive
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Austria, 1988
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no