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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

How satisfied are you with your life as a whole today?
1  couldn't be worse
2  displeased
3  mostly dissatisfied
4  mixed
5  mostly satisfied
6  pleased
7  couldn't be better

Item in Manchester Short Assessment of QOL (MANSA)

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Rakib et al. (2005): study GB London 1999 Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), London, 1999. N = 73
Mean
= 4.200
SD
= 0.800