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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SL?-g-sq-l-11-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction With Life: item not reported (O-SL?)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
ladder scale (l)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 "........satisfaction with life in general........."
 (Full question not reported)
 Rated on a ladder scale.
 [ 10 ]  very satisfied
 [   9 ]
 [   8 ]
 [   7 ]
 [   6 ]
 [   5 ]  neutral
 [   4 ]
 [   3 ]
 [   2 ]
 [    1]
 [   0 ]  very dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Rempel (1985): study CA 1979 Elderly persons, noninstitutionalized, Canada, 1979 N = 338
Mean
= 9.100