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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-CO-u-mq-v-7-c
Focus:
Mixed: Contentment + Overall (M-CO)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on 5 questions

A. In most ways my life is close to my ideal.
B. The conditions of my life are excellent.
C. I am satisfied with my life.
D. So far I have gotten the important things I want from life.
E. I am generally pleased with the life I lead.

Rated:
1: strongly disagree
2:  disagree
3:  slightly disagree
4:  neither agree nor disagree
5:  slightly agree
6:  agree
7:  strongly agree

Computation: (A+B+C+D+E)/7

Name: General Life subscale. First 5 items in  Extended Satisfaction With Life Scale ESWLS (Alfonso etr al 1996