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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified) (O-SLu)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question
 
 How do you feel with life these days?
 4  very satisfied
 3  somewhat satisfied
 2  somewhat dissatisfied
 1  very dissatisfied
 -   don't know

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1970 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1970 N = 16739
Mean
= 2.684
SD
= 0.645
EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1971 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1971 N = 16399
Mean
= 2.585
SD
= 0.662
EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1972 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1972 N = 16985
Mean
= 2.611
SD
= 0.662
EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1973 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1973 N = 16338
Mean
= 2.661
SD
= 0.734
EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1974 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1974 N = 16552
Mean
= 2.514
SD
= 0.676
EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1974 /1 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1974 N = 8123
Mean
= 2.470
SD
= 0.699
EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1975 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1975 N = 8145
Mean
= 2.620
SD
= 0.665
EPA/SPB (2005): study JP 1975 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1975 N = 8188
Mean
= 2.583
SD
= 0.662
EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1976 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1976 N = 8343
Mean
= 2.630
SD
= 0.666
EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1976 /1 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1976 N = 8225
Mean
= 2.613
SD
= 0.651
EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1977 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1977 N = 8219
Mean
= 2.696
SD
= 0.701
EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1978 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1978 N = 8116
Mean
= 2.668
SD
= 0.639
EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1979 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1979 N = 8239
Mean
= 2.721
SD
= 0.638
EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1980 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1980 N = 8373
Mean
= 2.643
SD
= 0.656
EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1981 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1981 N = 8348
Mean
= 2.655
SD
= 0.653
EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1982 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1982 N = 8303
Mean
= 2.683
SD
= 0.642
EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1983 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1983 N = 8106
Mean
= 2.673
SD
= 0.647
EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1984 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1984 N = 8031
Mean
= 2.679
SD
= 0.643
EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1985 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1985 N = 7878
Mean
= 2.749
SD
= 0.639
EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1987 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1987 N = 7971
Mean
= 2.670
SD
= 0.652
EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1988 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1988 N = 7711
Mean
= 2.673
SD
= 0.654
EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1989 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1989 N = 7735
Mean
= 2.640
SD
= 0.665
EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1990 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1990 N = 7629
Mean
= 2.704
SD
= 0.663
EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1991 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1991 N = 7639
Mean
= 2.707
SD
= 0.646
EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1986 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1986 N = 7857
Mean
= 2.710
SD
= 0.642