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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-g-sq-v-3-c
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:
 
 Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with your life in general?
 3  satisfied
 2  undecided/so so
 1  dissatisfied
 -   DK/NA

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Latin American Public Opinion Project (2010): study CR 1978 18+ aged, general public, Costa Rica, 1978 N = 199
Mean
= 2.890
SD
= 0.385
Latin American Public Opinion Project (2010): study CR 1983 18+ aged, general public, Costa Rica, 1983 N = 501
Mean
= 2.888
SD
= 0.340
Latin American Public Opinion Project (2010): study CR 1985 18+ aged, general public, Costa Rica, 1985 N = 505
Mean
= 2.945
SD
= 0.253
Latin American Public Opinion Project (2010): study CR 1987 18+ aged, general public, Costa Rica, 1987 N = 927
Mean
= 2.865
SD
= 0.441