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Happiness Measures

Measures of Happiness: C-BW-g-sq-l-9-a

Characteristics

Code:
C-BW-g-sq-l-9-a
Focus:
Contentment: Best-Worst possible life (C-BW)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
ladder scale (l)
Scale Range:

Description

Self report on single question:

… your life in general … (full question not reported)
9 best I could expect to have
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1  worst I could expect to have

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Mean
Standard Deviation
Erlandsson et al. (2010): study US 1989 Single black mothers receiving child care, Ohio, United States, 1989 N =
Jackson (1993): study US Ohio 1989 Working single mothers with 3/4 years aged child, recipients of subsidized childcare, City in Ohio, United States of America, 1989 N =