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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-g-sq-v-3-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified) (O-SLu)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
3

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 "On the whole, how satisfied would you say you are with your life.....?"
 1  not very satisfied
 2  fairly satisfied
 3  very satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Snider (1980): study CA 1976 65+ aged, retired whites, Edmonton, Canada, 1976 N = 428
Mean
= 2.400
SD
= 0.600