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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-d
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:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question;

Everything considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied would you say you are with your life these days?
1  extremely dissatisfied
2  very dissatisfied
3  pretty dissatisfied
4  both satisfied and dissatisfied (neutral)
5  pretty satisfied
6  very satisfied
7  extremely satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Watten et al. (1995): study NO 1990 Army recruits, Norway,199? N = 269
Mean
= 3.040
SD
= 1.500