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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-CO-g-sq-v-7-a
Focus:
Mixed: Contentment + Overall (M-CO)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on 3 questions:

How do you feel about your life in general? Using the 1-7 scale below, indicate your agreement with each of the items by placing the appropriate number on the line preceding that item. Please be open and honest in your responding.
A  In most ways my life is close to ideal
B  The conditions of my life are excellent
C  I am satisfied with my life
1  strongly disagree
2  disagree
3  slightly disagree
4  neither agree, nor disagree
5  slightly agree
6  agree
7  strongly agree

Items in Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS)