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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-CO-u-mq-v-5-a
Focus:
Mixed: Contentment + Overall (M-CO)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on 5  statements:

A  My life is going well
B  My life is just right
C  I wish I had a different kind of life
D  I have a good life
E  I have what I want in life

Rated
0  strongly disagree
1  
2  
3
4  strongly agree

Shortened Huebner's BMSLSS 'Multidimensional Student Life satisfaction Scale'
(Items left out from original scale are: "My life is better than most young people's" and "I would like to change things in my life)
Name SLSS5

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Goswami (2014): study GB 2011 10-15 aged, schoolchildren, United Kingdom, 2011 N = 2400
Mean
= 2.870
SD
= 0.760
Rees et al. (2010): study GB 2010 Children aged 8-15, England, 2010 N = 2000
Mean
= 2.840