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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-b
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified) (O-SLu)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:

"Which of these statements here comes nearest to saying how you feel about your life in general? Would you say you are .....?"
5  completely satisfied
4  well satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  a little dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Iris & Barrett (1972): study US 1970 Male supervisors, chemical plant, USA, 197? N = 69