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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-ab
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:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question:

In general, are you satisfied with your current life?
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  fairly dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Javaloy-Mazon (2008): study ES 2008 15-29 aged, young adults, Spain, 2006 N = 1439
Mean
= 2.080
SD
= 0.570