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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-?-sq-l-5-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified) (O-SLu)
Time frame:
time frame not reported (?)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
ladder scale (l)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:

".....  satisfaction with life ......"
(full lead item not reported)

Rated on a wooden miniature ladder, handed to the respondent
[ 5  ]  very satisfied
[ 4  ]  
[ 3  ]
[ 2  ]
[ 1  ]  very dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Brinkerhoff et al. (1997): study IN Other place in India 1996 Adult, general public, poor rural village, Barasi, India 1991 N = 234
Mean
= 75.000
SD
= 59.000
Brinkerhoff et al. (1997): study IN Other place in India 1996 /1 Adult, general public, poor rural village, Bhopalpani, India 1991 N = 0
Mean
= 36.000
SD
= 29.000
Brinkerhoff et al. (1997): study IN Other place in India 1996 /2 Adult, general public, two poor rural villages, Garhwal area, Northern India, 1996 N = 0