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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLC-h-sq-n-11-bb
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with Life-Course (O-SLC)
Time frame:
hitherto (h)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 Here is a scale from 0 to 10. On it, "0" means that you are completely dissatisfied and "10 " means that you are completely satisfied. Please ring ONE number to show just how dissatisfied or satisfied you are about the way your life has turned out so far
 0  completely dissatisfied
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 8
 9
 10 completely satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Joshi (1996): study GB 1991 33 year aged women and husbands, Great Britain,1991 N = 10622
Mean
= 7.400
SD
= 0.100
Layard et al. (2013): study GB 2004 34 aged, United Kingdom, followed from childhood, 2004 N = 8868