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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLP-c-sq-v-5-o
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:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Overall, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with the way things are going in your life today?
5  very satisfied
4  somewhat satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  somewhat dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Burkholder (2005): study CN 1994 18+ aged, general public, China, 1994 N = 0
Mean
= 3.422
SD
= 0.879