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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-QOL-c-sq-v-4-b
Focus:
Overall: QualityOfLife (O-QOL)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question:

How do you rate your life at present?
1  bad or very bad
2  fair
3  good
4  very good

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Zhang & Liu (2007): study CN 2002 65+ aged, China, 2002 N = 13447
Mean
= 2.674
SD
= 0.802
Gao & Meng (2015): study CN 1998 65+ aged, China, followed 10 years, 1998-2008 N = 50674
Mean
= 2.770
SD
= 0.790