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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
C-W-u-sq-v-4-c
Focus:
Contentment: Getting things Wanted (C-W)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question:

How much do you feel you are accomplishing what you want out of life?
4  a great deal
3  some
2  very little
1  none
-  don't know

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Inoguchi & Fujii (2009): study JP 2009 20-69 aged, general public, Japan, 2009 N = 1003
Mean
= 2.700
SD
= 0.635
Yao et al. (2009): study TW 2006 20-69, aged, general public, Taiwan, 2006 N = 1016
Mean
= 2.480
SD
= 0.700
Inoguchi & Fujii (2009a): study JP 2006 20-69 aged, general public, Japan, 2006 N = 1003
Mean
= 2.700
SD
= 0.635
Tambyah et al. (2009): study SG 2006 20+ aged, general public, Singapore, 2006 N = 1038
Mean
= 2.898
SD
= 0.703
Shu & Zhu (2009): study CN 2006 20-69 aged, general public, China, 2006 N = 2000
Sing (2009a): study HK 2006 20-69 aged, general public, Hong Kong, 2006 N = 1000
Inoguchi (2006): study VN 2006 Working aged (20-59), Viet Nam, 2006 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.842
SD
= 0.688
Inoguchi (2006): study TW 2006 Working aged (20-59), Taiwan, 2006 N = 1006
Mean
= 2.508
SD
= 0.699
Inoguchi (2006): study SG 2006 Working aged (20-59), Singapore, 2006 N = 1038
Mean
= 2.879
SD
= 0.726
Inoguchi (2006): study KR 2006 Working aged (20-59), Korea,(South), 2006 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.491
SD
= 0.641
Inoguchi (2006): study JP 2006 Working aged (20-59), Japan, 2006 N = 1003
Mean
= 2.699
SD
= 0.637
Inoguchi (2006): study HK 2006 Working aged (20-59), Hong Kong, 2006 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.576
SD
= 0.707
Inoguchi (2006): study CN 2006 Working aged (20-59), China, 2006 N = 2000
Mean
= 2.615
SD
= 0.733
Tambyah et al. (2010): study SG 2006 Working aged (20-69), Singapore 2006 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.898
SD
= 0.703
Tambyah & Tan (2018): study SG 2016 15+ aged, Singapore 2016 N = 1503
Mean
= 2.896
SD
= 0.621
Tambyah & Tan (2018): study SG 2006 Working aged (18-59), Singapore, 2006 N = 1200
Mean
= 2.898
SD
= 0.703
Tambyah & Tan (2018): study SG 2011 15+ aged, Singapore 2011 N = 1503
Mean
= 3.023
SD
= 0.661