Happiness measure, code: O-SQL-c-sq-v-5-b

Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you the quality of your life these days?
1 very dissatisfied
2 dissatisfied
3 neither nor
4 satisfied
5 very satisfied

Numbering reversed in original rating scale
Focus, O-SQL Overall: Satisf with Quality of Life
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
Used in studies
ReferenceHajak (2001): study DE 1997
TitleEpidemiology of Severe Insomnia and its Consequences in Germany.
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany, 1997
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
ReferenceReitz et al. (2004): study CH 1999
TitleImpact of Spinal Cord Injury on Sexual Health and Quality of Life.
PublicSpinal cord injured, Switzerland, 199?
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceWong et al. (2006): study HK 2003 /1
TitleSubjective Well-Being, Societal Conditions and Social Policy. The Case Study of a Rich Chinese Society.
Public18+ aged, general public, Hong Kong, 2003-04
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no