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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-3-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:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
3

Description

Selfreport on single question:

"In general: how satisfying do you find the way of life these days......?"
3  completely satisfying
2  pretty satisfying
1  not satisfying

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Simmons et al. (1977): study US 1970 /1 Kidney donors followed before and after donation, USA, 1970-1973 N = 133