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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-9-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:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
9

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 'All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life these days?'
 1  completely dissatisfied
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 9  completely satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Holahan et al. (1999): study US 1960 Gifted (IQ>135) followed unto old age, USA, 1960-1992 N = 383