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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-QLS-c-sq-v-5-b
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:
 
 'How would you rate the quality of your life at present? Would you say it is ..
 5  excellent
 4  very good
 3  good
 2  fair
 1  poor

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Covinsky et al. (1999): study US 1994 80+ aged patients 2 months after hospitalization, USA, 1994 N = 493
Mean
= 2.880
SD
= 0.940