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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
C-RG-u-sq-v-7-a
Focus:
Contentment: Realization of Goals (C-RG)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:

"Some people have certain goals or aspirations for various aspects of their lives. They claim for a particular sort of home, income, and so on. Compared to your own general aims , would you say that your life measures up to it.....?"
1  not at all
2
3
4  matches
5
6
7 better than you want

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Michalos (1982): study CA Huron County Ontario 1977 60+ aged, rural townships,Southern Huron County, Ontario, Canada, 197? N = 392
Mean
= 5.190
SD
= 1.060