Happiness Measures

Measures of Happiness: O-QOL-cw-sq-v-5-b


Overall: QualityOfLife (O-QOL)
Time frame:
last week (cw)
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:


Self report on single question:

The following questions ask about how satisfied you have felt about various aspects of your life over the last 2 weeks..

How would you rate your overall quality of life?
1  very poor
2  poor
3  neither poor nor good
4  good
5  very good

Item 81 (G1) in WHOQOL-100. Item 1 in WHOQOL-Bref

In Bref variant not preceded with timeframe ''past 2 weeks'

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Mean
Standard Deviation
Younis et al. (2003): study IQ 2001 University students, Iraq, 2001 N =
Edwards & O'Connell (2003): study AU 1999 Stroke survivors, Australia, 199?. N =
Pokasova (2002): study SK 2000 60-94 aged in pensioners homes, Slovakia, 2002 N =
Thompson et al. (2015): study US San Francisco, California 2010 Transgender women with high HIV risk, San Fransisco, USA, 2010 N =
Abdel-Khalek (2015): study KW 2010 Retired civil service worker, Kuwait, 2010 N =