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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-ea
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:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you recently with your life as a whole.....?
1  completely dissatisfied
2  dissatisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
4  satisfied
5  completely satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Batista-Foguet et al. (1996): study ES Cataluna 1989 16+ aged, general public, Catalonia, Spain, 1989 N = 406
Mean
= 3.760
SD
= 0.940