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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
C-BW-?-sq-l-5-a
Focus:
Contentment: Best-Worst possible life (C-BW)
Time frame:
time frame not reported (?)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
ladder scale (l)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:

".....personal standing on quality-of-life ladder..."
(Full lead item not reported)
[ 5 ]  best possible
[ 4 ]
[ 3 ]
[ 2 ]
[ 1 ]  worst possible

Name: Cantril's self anchoring ladder rating (adapted version)

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Dixon et al. (1984): study US 1979 Fishermen and wives, and non-fishermen's wives controls, U.S.A., 1979 N = 271