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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLL-c-sq-n-*-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with Life one Leads (O-SLL)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
0

Description

Selfreport on single question:

"In general, how satisfying do you find the way you're spending your life these days.....?"

Rated on numerical scale
(steps and labels not reported)

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Ferree (1976): study US 1974 Working class mothers, USA, 1974 N = 135
Ferree (1980): study US 1974 Mothers, USA, 1974-75 N = 135