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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-c-sq-n-8-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified) (O-SLu)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
8

Description

Selfreport on single question:

"How satisfied are you with your life currently?"
0 Not at all
1
2
3
4  neutral
5
6
7
8 A great deal

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Betz (1984): study US 1982 College graduated women, USA, 1982 N = 474
Moum (1988): study NO Nord-Tr√łndelag 1984 20+ aged, general public, Noth Trondelag county, followed 2 years, Norway, 1984-1986 N = 622