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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-l-11-b
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole (O-SLW)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
ladder scale (l)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on single question:

"How dissatisfied would you say you are with things in general today?'
Rated on ladder scale
[ 10 ]  completely satisfied
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[  0  ]  completely dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Abrams & Hall (1972): study GB 1971 15+ aged, middle class, Britain, 1971 N = 213
Mean
= 5.530
Abrams (1973): study GB 1971 16+ aged, general public, urban areas, United Kingdom, 1971 N = 213
Mean
= 5.530