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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
C-RA-u-sq-v-5-a
Focus:
Contentment: Realization of Aspirations (C-RA)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:

On the whole my life is close to how I would like it to be
1  strongly disagree
2  disagree
3  neither disagree nor agree
4  agree
5  strongly agree
-   don't know

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Wu & Wu (2008): study TW 1998 Psychiatric outpatients,Taiwan, 199? N = 324
Mean
= 4.360
SD
= 1.830
Anderson et al. (2009): study MK 2007 18+ aged, general public, Macedonia, 2007 N = 1008
Mean
= 2.557
SD
= 1.192
Anderson et al. (2009): study BG 2007 18+ aged, general public, Bulgaria, 2007 N = 1030
Mean
= 2.825
SD
= 1.015
Anderson et al. (2009): study LV 2007 18+ aged, general public, Latvia, 2007 N = 1002
Mean
= 2.778
SD
= 1.059
Anderson et al. (2009): study HU 2007 18+ aged, general public, Hungary, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.808
SD
= 1.051
Anderson et al. (2009): study LT 2007 18+ aged, general public, Lithuania, 2007 N = 1004
Mean
= 2.900
SD
= 0.975
Anderson et al. (2009): study TR 2007 18+ aged, general public, Turkey, 2007 N = 2000
Mean
= 2.866
SD
= 1.032
Anderson et al. (2009): study RO 2007 18+ aged, general public, Romania, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.990
SD
= 0.995
Anderson et al. (2009): study HR 2007 18+ aged, general public, Croatia, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.919
SD
= 1.125
Anderson et al. (2009): study PT 2007 18+ aged, general public, Portugal, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.000
SD
= 1.025
Anderson et al. (2009): study GR 2007 18+ aged, general public, Greece, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.050
SD
= 1.071
Anderson et al. (2009): study CY 2007 18+ aged, general public, Cyprus, 2007 N = 1003
Mean
= 3.020
SD
= 1.140
Anderson et al. (2009): study IT 2007 18+ aged, general public, Italy, 2007 N = 1516
Mean
= 3.260
SD
= 0.966
Anderson et al. (2009): study EE 2007 18+ aged, general public, Estonia, 2007 N = 1023
Mean
= 3.260
SD
= 0.966
Anderson et al. (2009): study PL 2007 18+ aged, general public, Poland, 2007 N = 1500
Mean
= 3.192
SD
= 1.061
Anderson et al. (2009): study SK 2007 18+ aged, general public, Slovakia, 2007 N = 1128
Mean
= 3.260
SD
= 0.955
Anderson et al. (2009): study CZ 2007 18+ aged, general public, Czech Republic, 2007 N = 1227
Mean
= 3.300
SD
= 1.015
Anderson et al. (2009): study SI 2007 18+ aged, general public, Slovenia, 2007 N = 1035
Mean
= 3.450
SD
= 0.963
Anderson et al. (2009): study AT 2007 18+ aged, general public, Austria, 2007 N = 1043
Mean
= 3.630
SD
= 0.913
Anderson et al. (2009): study FR 2007 18+ aged, general public, France, 2007 N = 1537
Mean
= 3.480
SD
= 1.127
Anderson et al. (2009): study GB 2007 18+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 2007 N = 1507
Mean
= 3.540
SD
= 1.014
Anderson et al. (2009): study ES 2007 18+ aged, general public, Spain, 2007 N = 1015
Mean
= 3.630
SD
= 0.879
Anderson et al. (2009): study MT 2007 18+ aged, general public, Malta, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.586
SD
= 0.954
Anderson et al. (2009): study DE 2007 18+ aged, general public, Germany, 2007 N = 2008
Mean
= 3.680
SD
= 1.148
Anderson et al. (2009): study IE 2007 18+ aged, general public, Ireland, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.707
SD
= 0.946
Anderson et al. (2009): study LU 2007 18+ aged, general public, Luxembourg, 2007 N = 1004
Mean
= 3.758
SD
= 1.045
Anderson et al. (2009): study BE 2007 18+ aged, general public, Belgium, 2007 N = 1010
Mean
= 3.700
SD
= 0.964
Anderson et al. (2009): study NO 2007 18+ aged, general public, Norway, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.920
SD
= 0.902
Anderson et al. (2009): study FI 2007 18+ aged, general public, Finland, 2007 N = 1002
Mean
= 3.860
SD
= 0.895
Anderson et al. (2009): study DK 2007 18+ aged, general public, Denmark, 2007 N = 1004
Mean
= 3.900
SD
= 0.889
Anderson et al. (2009): study SE 2007 18+ aged, general public, Sweden, 2007 N = 1017
Mean
= 4.130
SD
= 1.016
Anderson et al. (2009): study NL 2007 18+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2007 N = 1011
Mean
= 3.880
SD
= 0.852