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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-cw-sq-n-7-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified) (O-SLu)
Time frame:
last week (cw)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 How satisfied were you, during the past week, with your life?
 1 very dissatisfied
 2
 3
 4
 5
 6
 7  very satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics DeHaes et al. (1992): study NL 1987 Breast-cancer patients, The Netherlands, 198? N = 216
Mean
= 5.500
SD
= 1.000
DeRuiter et al. (1993): study NL 1990 Cancer patients and ex-patients. The Netherlands,199? N = 509
Mean
= 5.400
SD
= 1.200