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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLP-c-sq-v-2-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with Personal Life (O-SLP)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
2

Description

Selfreport on single question:

In general, are you satisfied with the way things are going in your personal life at this time?
2  satisfied
1  dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Gallup (2008): study US 2004 /2 18+ aged, general public, United States, 2004 N = 1003
Mean
= 1.861
SD
= 0.346
Gallup (2008): study US 2003 18+ aged, general public, United States, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 1.858
SD
= 0.349
Gallup (2008): study US 2002 18+ aged, general public, United States, 2002 N = 1014
Mean
= 1.863
SD
= 0.343
Gallup (2008): study US 2003 /3 18+ aged, general public, United States, 2003 N = 1010
Mean
= 1.893
SD
= 0.309
Gallup (2008): study US 2002 /1 18+ aged, general public, United States, 2002 N = 1002
Mean
= 1.839
SD
= 0.368
Gallup (2008): study US 2001 /3 18+ aged, general public, United States, 2001 N = 840
Mean
= 1.846
SD
= 0.361
Gallup (2008): study US 2007 /1 18+ aged, general public, United States, 2007 N = 0
Mean
= 1.857
SD
= 0.350
Gallup (2011): study US 2011 18+ aged, general public, United States, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 1.788
SD
= 0.409
Gallup (2011): study US 2013 18+ aged, general public, United States, 2013 N = 1000
Mean
= 1.798
SD
= 0.402
Veenhoven & Hagerty (2006): study US 1946 Adult, general public, United States 1946-2004 N = 2000000