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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SL?-u-sq-v-4-n
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction With Life: item not reported (O-SL?)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Respondents were asked to indicate their level of life satisfaction
1 = very dissatisfied
2 = fairly dissatisfied
3 = fairly satisfied
4 = very satisfied

recoded 1 or 2 = 0 = not satisfied
recoded 3 or 4 = 1 = satisfied