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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Using a scale from 0 to 10, where 0 means 'the worst possible life' and 10 means the 'best possible life', how would you rate your life overall these days?
0  worst possible life
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9
10  best possible life

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Aknin et al. (2009): study US 2004 US laypeople, United States, 200? N = 744
Greenfield & Marks (2007): study US 1995 25-74 aged, general public, USA, 1995 N = 3032