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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-c
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified) (O-SLu)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question;

Are you satisfied with your life?
4  very much
3  much
2  to some extend
1  not at all

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Gallup (2008): study US 2004 /1 18+ aged, general public, United States, 2004 N = 2250
Mean
= 3.474
SD
= 0.724
Sheykhi (2006): study IR Tehran 2001 /1 20-79 aged widows, Tehran, Iran, 2001 N = 250
Mean
= 2.454
SD
= 0.847