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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
C-BW-c-sq-n-11-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:
11

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Think about the quality of your life at the present time.  I would like you to give a rating where 0 represents the worst possible life for you and 10 represents the best possible life for you.
0   worst possible life
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10  best possible life

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Hartog & Oosterbeek (1998): study NL 1952 41 aged, Brabant, the Netherlands, followed 1952-1993 N = 1893
Mean
= 7.200
SD
= 1.600