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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Description

Self report on single question

Try to imagine the life, which you consider as ideal. How would you estimate your life as a whole at present comparing with this ideal?
1  very far from ideal
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9
10 completely the same as ideal
-    do not know

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics RUSSET panel study (2005): study RU 1993 18+ aged, general public, Russia, 1993 N = 3727
Mean
= 3.654
SD
= 2.412
RUSSET panel study (2005): study RU 1994 18+ aged, general public, Russia, 1994 N = 2808
Mean
= 4.174
SD
= 2.373
RUSSET panel study (2005): study RU 1995 18+ aged, general public, Russia, 1995 N = 2273
Mean
= 4.133
SD
= 2.396