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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-c-sq-v-7-c
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:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 Considering your life at the moment, would you say that you are by and large satisfied with life or are you mostly dissatisfied
 7  very much satisfied
 6  very satisfied
 5  quite satisfied
 4  so-so
 3  quite dissatisfied
 2  very dissatisfied
 1  very much dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Hofoss (2004): study NO 1984 25 -50 aged physically handicapped, Norway, 1984-1986 N = 5572
Tyssen et al. (2009): study NO 1993 Physicians followed 9 years after graduating, Norway, 1993-2002 N = 631
Mean
= 5.200