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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLL-cy-sq-lg-7-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with Life one Leads (O-SLL)
Time frame:
last year (cy)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
life-graph (lg)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on life graph
 "......quality of life......."
 7  |  very good
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 6  |
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 5  |
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 4  |
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 3  |
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 2  |
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 1  |  very bad
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         10         20        30        40        50        60        70        80

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Borges & Dutton (1976): study US 1974 Acqaintances of students, San Diego State Univ., USA N = 532
Mean
= 2.100
Borges et al. (1984): study US 1979 13-65+ aged, San Diego, USA, 1979 N = 432