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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-f-7-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole (O-SLW)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
faces scale (f)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question;

Ss were asked to indicate how they felt about their 'life in general', considering everything about their present situation, by checking the appropriate face.
(Precise question not reported.)

Answers were scored on a 7-step pictorial faces-scale, consisting of three smiling faces, one neutral face and three scowling faces
7   smiling face
6  
5
4   neutral face
3
2
1   scowling face
(Pictures not reproduced here.)

Name: Kunin's `Faces Scale'