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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-a
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:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:

"....... satisfaction with life ....."
(full question not reported)
5  very satisfied
4  satisfied
3  don't know/satisfied
2  don't know/not satisfied
1  disappointed in life

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics DeJong-Gierveld (1969): study NL 1965 30-55 aged, general public, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1965 N = 600
Leviatan (2004): study IL 2004 18+ aged, general public, living in Kibbutzim, Israel, 2004 N = 4700