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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-k
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

Are you satisfied with your life at present?
1  I do not think so
2  I hardly think so
3  I think so
4  I certainly think so

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Tanaka et al. (2006): study JP 2000 Adult visitors of a health check center, Japan, 2000-2002 N = 6597
Mean
= 2.870
SD
= 0.670