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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-nc
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:
Taking everything into account, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life in general these days?
1  very dissatisfied
2  dissatisfied
3  neutral
4  satisfied
5  very satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Morrison (2011): study NZ 2004 15+ aged, urban areas, New Zealand, 2004 N = 6308
Mean
= 4.111
SD
= 0.761