Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-c

Selfreport on single question:

"Considering how you feel these days, are you generally satisfied with your life or are you generally dissatisfied?"
7 extremely satisfied
6 very satisfied
5 quite satisfied
4 both satisfied and dissatisfied
3 quite dissatisfied
2 very dissatisfied
1 extremely dissatisfied
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
Used in studies
ReferenceNaess et al. (2004): study NO Nord-Trøndelag 1984
TitleDiabetes Mellitus and Psychological Well-Being. Change between 1984-1986 and 1995-1997. Results of the Nord-Trondelag Health Study.
Public20-90 aged, general public, Nord-Trondelag, Norway followed 1 year, 1985-1996
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes