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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLC-g-fi-v-7-b
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with Life-Course (O-SLC)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
focussed interview (fi)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport in focused interview
 
 Two independent interviews. Each interviewer rated `satisfaction with lot' on the same scale.
 1  tremendously satisfied
 2
 3
 4  average
 5
 6
 7  extremely dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Mussen et al. (1982): study US 1930 Mothers of 21-months babies. Followed 40 years, Berkeley USA, 1930-70 N = 81
Mussen et al. (1980): study US 1928 Mothers, followed from age 30 to 70, Berkeley USA, 1928-68 N = 53
Mussen et al. (1980): study US 1928 /1 Mothers of preschool-aged-children, Berkeley USA, 1928-68 N = 28
Mussen et al. (1980): study US 1930 Mothers, followed from age 30 to 70, Berkeley, USA, 1930-70 N = 81