Happiness measure, code: M-CO-h-sq-v-4-a

Selfreport on single question:

How do you feel things have worked out for you generally?
4 very well
3 fairly well
2 not very well
1 not at all well
Focus, M-CO Mixed: Contentment + Overall
Time frame, h hitherto
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
Used in studies
ReferenceDobson (1985): study US 1964
TitleAttitudes and Perceptions.
Public50+ aged males, fulltime employed at T1, followed ten years, Iowa, USA, 1964-74
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceGoudy et al. (1975): study US 1964
TitleThe Work-Satisfaction, Retirement-Attitude Typology: Profile Examination.
Public50+, employed, male, USA 1964
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes