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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-DT-u-sq-v-7-e
Focus:
Overall: Delighted vs Terrible life (O-DT)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 I would describe my satisfaction with my overall life as..
 1  terrible
 2  unhappy
 3  mostly dissatisfied
 4 mixed ( equally satisfied and dissatisfied)
 5  mostly satisfied
 6  pleased
 7  delighted
 
 Item in Huebner's BMSLSS 'Multidimensional Student Life satisfaction Scale'

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Zullig et al. (2006): study US 2003 18+aged, university students, USA, 2003 N = 459
Mean
= 5.800
SD
= 1.100
Zullig et al. (2005): study US SouthCarolina 2005 13-18 aged high school students, public high schools grades 9-12, South Carolina, USA, 200? N = 4914
Zullig et al. (2009): study US 2003 18+ aged, university students, USA, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 5.750
SD
= 1.044