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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
C-BW-c-sq-l-7-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:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question

This section asks you to consider how satisfied you are with your life in general at the present time and also how satisfactory you feel your life will be in the future.
Suppose that the ladder shown below represents your life. Imagine that the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you and the bottom represents the worst possible life for you.
First, think about where you feel you stand on the ladder at the present time. Mark that space with 'P'
Second, think of where you believe you will stand in the future, say 1-3 years from now. Mark that space with 'F'

7  best possible life
6
5
4
3
2
1  worst possible life

Happiness is 'P' rating