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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
C-BW-g-sq-l-10-a
Focus:
Contentment: Best-Worst possible life (C-BW)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
ladder scale (l)
Scale Range:
10

Description

Selfreport on single question:

… your life in general … (full question not reported)
10 best possible life
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1  worst possible life

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Bartels & Boomsma (2009): study NL 2005 12+aged, mono- and dizygotic twins and their non-twin sibblings, The Netherlands, 2005-2007 N = 4052
Mean
= 8.300