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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-g-sq-v-3-b
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:
 
 "In general, how satisfied are you with your life.....?"
 3  mostly satisfied
 2  partly satisfied
 1  mostly disappointed

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Richards et al. (1984): study US 1981 25-59 aged, general public, USA, 1981 N = 375
Mean
= 2.500
SD
= 0.580