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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-u-sq-v-6-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified) (O-SLu)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
6

Description

Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life in general?
6  very satisfied
5  moderately satisfied
4  slightly satisfied
3  slightly dissatisfied
2  moderately dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied

Item in Ferran & Powers (1992) Quality Of Life Index

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Schnettler et al. (2017): study EC 2015 60+ aged visitors of gerontology center, Ecuador, 2015 N = 817
Mean
= 4.650
SD
= 0.960