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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
C-W-u-sq-v-2-a
Focus:
Contentment: Getting things Wanted (C-W)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
2

Description

Selfreport on single question:

When you think of the things you want from life, how would you say that you're doing in getting the things you want.....?"
2  pretty well
1  not too well

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Brenner (1967): study US 1963 21+ aged, general public, USA, 1963 N = 1499
Mean
= 1.823
SD
= 0.382
Payne (1974): study GB 1972 Employed males, supervising jobs, England, 197? N = 192