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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-QOL-u-sq-v-5-a
Focus:
Overall: QualityOfLife (O-QOL)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:

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

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Tshokey (2012): study BT 2010 15+ aged, general public, Bhutan, 2010 N = 7142
Mean
= 3.515
SD
= 0.730
Li et al. (2008): study CN 2002 80+ aged, China, 2002 N = 11175
Mean
= 3.668
SD
= 0.833
Li et al. (2008): study CN 2002 /1 65+ aged, China, 2002 N = 16020
Mean
= 3.664
SD
= 0.828
Hall et al. (1999): study US 1996 Tetraplegia patients 14-24 years after injury, United States, 1996 N = 82
Mean
= 3.930
SD
= 0.850
Lin et al. (2008): study TW 2004 Elderly, aged 66-90, Taiwan, 2004 N = 192
Mean
= 3.300
SD
= 0.900