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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Selfreport on single question:

How do you feel about your life just now?
5  very good
4  rather good
3  neither good nor bad
2  rather bad
1  very bad

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Eden et al. (1998): study SE 1992 25-59 aged disability pensioners, Kristianstad, Sweden, 1992 N = 450
Mean
= 3.311
SD
= 0.842