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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-QLS-c-sq-v-7-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:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 In general my present quality of life is:
 1  as bad as it could possibly be
 2
 3
 4  neither good nor bad
 5
 6
 7  as good as it could possibly be
 
 Response options labeled as:  +3 (as good as it could possibly be), 0 (neither good nor bad) and -3  (as bad as it could possibly be).
 
 Item in ADDQoL (Audit of Diabetes Dependent Quality of Life)

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Michalos & Kahlke (2010): study CA British Columbia 2005 Adults, British Comumbia, Canada, followed 3 years, 2005-2007 N = 462
Mean
= 5.720
SD
= 1.040