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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLC-c-sq-v-4-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with Life-Course (O-SLC)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 Overall, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with the way things are going in your life?
 4  very satisfied
 3  somewhat satisfied
 2  somewhat dissatisfied
 1  very dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Easterlin et al. (2012): study CN 1999 18+ aged, general public, China, 1999 N = 3500
Mean
= 2.780
Easterlin et al. (2012): study CN 2004 18+ aged, general public, China, 2004 N = 3500
Mean
= 2.670
Easterlin et al. (2012): study CN 2006 18+ aged, general public, China, 2006 N = 3500
Mean
= 2.760