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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
C-RG-ly-sq-v-4-a
Focus:
Contentment: Realization of Goals (C-RG)
Time frame:
last years (ly)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question:

For the past five years, how much have you accomplished of what you planned in your life......?
4  all of it
3  most of it
2  not much of it
1  none of it

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Shin (1986): study KR 1980 18+ aged, general public, South Korea, 1980 N = 1215
Shin (1986): study US 1986 18+ aged, general public, USA, 1978 N = 3642
Shin & Rutkowski (2003): study KR 2001 20+ aged, general public, Korea,(South), 2001 N = 1006
Mean
= 1.975
SD
= 0.639
Shin & Rutkowski (2003): study KR 1981 20+ aged, general public, Korea,(South), 1981 N = 1215
Mean
= 2.182
SD
= 0.732