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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
C-BW-?-sq-l-9-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:
9

Description

Self report on single question:

Lead item not reported
[ 9 ]   best imaginable
[ 8 ]
[ 7 ]  
[ 6 ]
[ 5 ]  
[ 4 ]  
[ 3 ]  
[ 2 ]  
[ 1 ]    worst imaginable

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

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Duckitt (1982): study ZA 1980 65-90 aged whites Pretoria, South Africa, 198? N = 80
Mean
= 6.800
SD
= 1.900