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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

To what extent are you satisfied with your life in general at present?
1  not at all satisfied
2  less than satisfied
3  both yes and no
4  rather satisfied
5  fully satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Zhang & Hwang (2007): study RU 1994 Adults, general public, Russia, 1994-2004 N = 8439
Mean
= 6.200
SD
= 1.100
Graham (2005): study RU 2000 14+ aged, general public, Russia, 2000 N = 8911
Mean
= 2.411
SD
= 1.108