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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
C-A-u-sq-v-7-a
Focus:
Contentment: Accomplishments in life (C-A)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:

"How do you feel about what you are accomplishing in life...?"
7  completely satisfied
6  very satisfied
5  satisfied
4  satisfied-dissatisfied
3  dissatisfied
2  very dissatisfied
1  completely dissatisfied.

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Buttel et al. (1977): study US Wisconsin 1974 18+ aged, general public, Winconsin, USA, 1974 N = 548
Mean
= 5.000
SD
= 1.100