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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SL?-?-sq-n-7-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction With Life: item not reported (O-SL?)
Time frame:
time frame not reported (?)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 ".......describe your present life......."
 (Full question not reported)
 7   rewarding
 6
 5
 4
 3
 2
 1   disappointing

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Walters & McKenry (1985): study US 1983 Employed mothers, rural and urban areas USA,1983 N = 237
Mean
= 5.360