Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-g-sq-v-6-a

Selfreport on single question:

Overall, how satisfied are you with your life in general?
1 very dissatisfied
2 dissatisfied
3 somewhat dissatisfied
4 somewhat satisfied
5 satisfied
6 very satisfied
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 6
Used in studies
ReferenceEstwing-Ferrans & Powers (1992): study US 1987
TitlePsychometric Assessment of the Quality of Life Index.
PublicRenal patients, USA 199?
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
ReferenceFine-Davis et al. (2002): study ZZ Europe 2000
TitleFathers and Mothers: Dillemmas of the Work-Life Balance. A Comparitive Study in Four European Countries.
PublicDual career parents in four European cities, 200?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes