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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-QLS-c-sq-v-5-a
Focus:
Overall: Quality of Life Situation (O-QLS)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on single  question:
 
 "When you take everything into consideration, your child, your adult life, etc, how would you describe your current life situation.....?'
 1  things are very bad right now
 2
 3
 4
 5  things are very good
 (Response options not fully reported)

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Crnic et al. (1984): study US 1981 Mother-child pairs, followed 18 months after birth, USA, 1981-82 N = 105
Mean
= 3.400
SD
= 0.970