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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-6-c
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole (O-SLW)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
6

Description

Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are ypu with your life as a whole these days?
1  very dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6  very satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Estwing-Ferrans & Rolling-Ferrell (1990): study US 1985 Female breast-cancer patients, USA, 198? N = 111