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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
C-BW-c-sq-l-10-d
Focus:
Contentment: Best-Worst possible life (C-BW)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
ladder scale (l)
Scale Range:
10

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Here is a picture of a ladder with 10 steps that represents the 'ladder of life'. The lowest step represents the worst possible life. Climbing the ladder, you come to step 10, which represents the best possible life. Please place at the step on which you feel you are at this moment

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Groot & Maassen-VandenBrink (2001): study NL 1993 Middle aged living in households, The Netherlands,1993 N = 7788
Mean
= 7.627
SD
= 1.456