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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
C-BW-c-sq-l-21-a
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:
21

Description

Self report on single question:

Question on perception of quality of 'present life'.
(Full lead item not reported)
20  best possible life
.
.
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0   worst possible life

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Headey (1999): study AU AU Victoria 1987 24-76 aged, general public, Victoria, Australia, 1987 N = 649
Headey & Wearing (1992): study AU AU Victoria 1981 18+ aged, general public, Victoria, Australia, 1981-1989 N = 502