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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Self report on single question:

Please think of your life and situation right now. How satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
1  not satisfied at all
2  not very satisfied
3  somewhat satisfied
4  very satisfied
5  completely satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Ding (2017): study CN 2011 45+ aged, rural hukou, China, 2011 N = 10378
Mean
= 3.038
SD
= 0.721