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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLL-c-sq-v-7-b
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:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 Think of the way you lived your life in the last time: how would you appreciate your degree of satisfaction, of happiness?
 7  very high
 6  high
 5  relatively high
 4  neither high or low
 3  relatively low
 2  low
 1  very low

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Zamfir (1984): study RO 1979 Working people, Romania, 1979 N = 1804
Mean
= 4.300
SD
= 1.240