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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
C-A-u-sq-v-4-b
Focus:
Contentment: Accomplishments in life (C-A)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Self report on single question:

Do you consider your life as a whole as successful?
4  successful
3  fairly successful
2  neither successful nor unsuccessful (neutral)
1  unsuccessful

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Davis (1929): study US 1925 Female college graduates, USA, 192? N = 1200
Mean
= 3.410
SD
= 0.920