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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLC-u-sq-v-7-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with Life-Course (O-SLC)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 The conditions of my life are excellent
 1  strongly disagree
 2  disagree
 3  slightly disagree
 4  neither agree, nor disagree
 5  slightly agree
 6  agree
 7  strongly agree
 
 Item in Diener's Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS)

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Tucker et al. (2006): study ZZ East-West pairs 1999 Students and community members, US and Russia, 1999 N = 277
Mean
= 4.260
Zubieta et al. (2012): study AR Buenos Aires 2007 University students, Argentina, 200? N = 696
Mean
= 4.800
Westaway et al. (2001): study ZA 1996 17-70 aged, South Africa, 199? N = 54
Mean
= 4.400
SD
= 2.000
Westaway et al. (2001): study ZA 1996 /1 17-70 aged, South Africa, 199? N = 54
Mean
= 4.100
SD
= 2.000
Oh et al. (2014): study US Michigan 2014 Internet users, Michigan, USA, 2014 N = 339
Mean
= 5.160
SD
= 1.230
Nemcek et al. (2012): study SK 2010 15+aged, Slovakia, 2010 N = 452
Ganglmair Wooliscroft & Wooliscroft (2019): study AT 2016 Adults, 18+ aged, Austria, 2016 N = 360
Mean
= 5.100
SD
= 0.850
Liang & Zhu (2015): study CN 2014 Landless peasants, aged 18-70, China, 2014 N = 1236
Mean
= 3.330
Buncamper (2016): study NL 2015 Transgender women with neo-vagina, followed 1 year post surgery, Netherlands, 2011-15 N = 82
Mean
= 5.500
SD
= 1.400