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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-g
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:
5

Description

Self report on single question:
 
 How satisfying  do you find your life at the moment.....?
 1  very dissatisfying
 2  quite dissatisfying
 3  not satisfying not dissatisfying
 4  quite satisfying
 5  very satisfying

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Kainulainen (1998): study FI 1991 18+ aged, general public, former province Kuopio, Finland, 1991-1996 N = 2682
Mean
= 3.860
SD
= 0.820