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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLL-c-sq-v-3-d
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:
3

Description

Selfreport on single question :
 
 "On the whole, how satisfied would you say you are with your way of life today.......?"
 3  very satisfied
 2  fairly satisfied
 1  not very satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Pierce & Clark (1973): study US 1962 60+ aged, psychiatric cases and controls, San Fransisco, USA, 1962 N = 435
Flavin & Keane (2012): study US 2000 18+ aged, general piblic USA, 2000 N = 1548
Mean
= 2.073
SD
= 0.574