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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Self report on single question:

All things considered, how do you feel about your life these days?
4  very satisfied
3
2
1 very dissatisfied
Labels of response options 2 and 3 not reported

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Yucel & Minnotte (2017): study US 2007 Working population, USA, 2007 - 2008 N = 2594
Mean
= 2.300
SD
= 0.670