print

Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLL-g-sq-v-4-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with Life one Leads (O-SLL)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question:

In general, how satisfied are you with your way of life.......?
4  quite satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  sometimes dissatisfied
1  usually dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Henley & Davis (1967): study US 1959 60+ aged chronically-ill, followed three years, USA, 1959-62 N = 167
Mean
= 2.770