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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
C-W-?-sq-v-3-a
Focus:
Contentment: Getting things Wanted (C-W)
Time frame:
time frame not reported (?)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
3

Description

Selfreport on single question

attainment of 'wants out of life '(full text not reported)
1  ambivalent, not successful
2  fairly successful
3  very successful

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Thurnher (1974): study US 1969 55+ aged, people in transition, United States, 196? N = 114
Mean
= 2.190
SD
= 0.720