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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-QOL-u-sq-v-7-a
Focus:
Overall: QualityOfLife (O-QOL)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 Thintkng about the good and bad things in your life, which of these answers best describes your life as a whole?
 7  as good as can be
 6  very good
 5  good
 4  alright
 3  bad
 2  very bad
 1  as bad as can be

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Ferreira & Moro (2009): study IE 2001 18+ aged, general public, Ireland, 2001 N = 1467
Mean
= 5.470
SD
= 0.980
Author Unknown (0): study IE Galway county 2001 18+ aged, general public, Galway county, Ireland, 2001 N = 56
Mean
= 6.890
SD
= 0.310
Author Unknown (0): study IE Limerick county 2001 18+ aged, general public, Limerick county, Ireland, 2001 N = 51
Mean
= 5.730
SD
= 0.570
Author Unknown (0): study IE Cork county 2001 18+ aged, general public, Cork county, Ireland, 2001 N = 116
Mean
= 5.540
SD
= 1.050
Author Unknown (0): study IE Donegal 2001 18+ aged, general public, Donegal, Ireland, 2001 N = 52
Mean
= 5.250
SD
= 0.840
Author Unknown (0): study IE Dun Laoigaire 2001 18+ aged, general public, Dun Laoigaire, Ireland, 2001 N = 81
Mean
= 5.210
SD
= 0.790
Author Unknown (0): study IE Kildare 2001 18+ aged, general public, Kildare, Ireland, 2001 N = 64
Mean
= 5.160
SD
= 0.780
Author Unknown (0): study IE Dublin (city) 2001 18+ aged, general public, Dublin (city), Ireland, 2001 N = 165
Mean
= 4.760
SD
= 0.950
Author Unknown (0): study IE Dublin South 2001 18+ aged, general public, Dublin South, Ireland, 2001 N = 80
Mean
= 4.680
SD
= 1.160