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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

In general, how satisfied are you with your life at present? Choose one of the following:
5  satisfied
4  quite satisfied
3  cannot decide
2  not so satisfied
1  dissatisfied
-   don't know

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Wozniak et al. (1993): study US 1985 18-65 aged farm-couples, USA, 1985 N = 1110
Mean
= 3.830
SD
= 0.820