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Happiness Measures

Measures of Happiness: O-SLL-c-sq-v-3-a

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLL-c-sq-v-3-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with Life one Leads (O-SLL)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:

Description

Self report on single question:

In general how satisfying do you find the way you are spending your life these days. Would you call it.....?
3  completely satisfying
2  pretty satisfying
1  not very satisfying

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Mean
Standard Deviation
Snyder & Spreitzer (1974): study US Ohio 1973 Adults, general public, City of Toledo, Ohio, USA, 1973 N =
Veroff et al. (1981): study US 1976 21+ aged, general public, USA, 1976 N =
Weingarten (1985): study US 1976 21+ aged whites, first married; divorced and remarried, USA, 1976 N =
Andrews & Withey (1976): study US 1972 /2 18+ aged, general public, USA, Nov 1972 N =
Fischer (1973): study US 1968 Adults, varying age ranges, general public, USA, 1968 N =
Hedley (1981): study AU 1977 Shop-floor workers in four metropolitan areas, south-eastern Australia, 1977 N =
Godoy-Izquierdo et al. (2009): study CA Ontario 1981 Male retirees, Canada, followed 6-7 years, 1981-1988 N =
Coleman & Antonucci (1983): study US 1976 40-59 aged women, USA, 1976 N =
Chason (1975): study US 1974 Prisoners and comparison groups, 1974, USA N =
Tweeten & Lu (1976): study US 1970 18+ aged, general public, USA, 1970 N =
Firebaugh & Schroeder (2009): study US 2000 18+ aged, general public, United States, 2000 N =
Yerxa & Baum (1970): study US 1986 Spinal cord injured and controls, USA, 1986 N =