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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Now I want to ask you about your life as a whole. How satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days? Which letter on the card comes closest to your feelings?
5  completely satisfied
4  somewhat satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied (neutral)
2  somewhat dissatisfied
1  completely dissatisfied
-   other (please specify)
-   don't know

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Yoshino (2007b): study SG 2004 /1 20+ aged, general public, Singapore, 2004 N = 342
Mean
= 4.169
SD
= 0.801
Yoshino (2008): study SG 2007 20+ aged, general public, Singapore, 2007 N = 1032
Mean
= 4.111
SD
= 0.784