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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SL?-?-sq-v-3-b
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction With Life: item not reported (O-SL?)
Time frame:
time frame not reported (?)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
3

Description

Selfreport on single question

'general life satisfaction' (text not reported)
3  completely satisfied
2  pretty satisfied
1  not satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Rent & Rent (1978): study US SouthCarolina 1973 Low-income households, South Carolina, USA 197? N = 257
Mean
= 2.600
SD
= 0.800