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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-md-sq-v-2-b
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified) (O-SLu)
Time frame:
last day (md)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
2

Description

Selfreport on single question:

I am satisfied with my life today
0  no
1  don't know
2  yes

Item in Munsh Happiness inventory

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Pitkälä et al. (2004): study FI 1989 75-85 aged, Helsinki, Finland followed 1989-1999, ( T1 1989, T2 1994, T3 1999) N = 491
Milman (1998): study US 1993 50+ aged, before and after holiday trip, USA 199? N = 124
Mean
= 1.860
Lopez-Torres Hidalgo et al. (2007): study ES Albacete, La Mancha, Castilla 2001 65+aged with Insomnia, Spain, 2001 N = 424
Mean
= 1.850
SD
= 0.357