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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-cw-sq-ol-11-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole (O-SLW)
Time frame:
last week (cw)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
open line scale (ol)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on single question;

How satisfied or unsatisfied were you last week with your life in general?
Please answer this question below by drawing a cross on the line

_________________________________________
completely                                                completely

Scoring: mm on this 100 mm line

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Perquin (2002): study NL 1976 12-18 aged, in chronic pain. Rotterdam, Netherlands, followed 2 years, 1996-99 N = 5336
Mean
= 5.940
SD
= 2.450
Langeveld (1998): study NL 1992 Secundary school pupils, Netherlands, 199? N = 223
Mean
= 6.870
SD
= 2.370
Langeveld (1998): study NL 1993 12-18 aged migraine patients and controls, followed 26 months, The Netherlands, 199? N = 159
Langeveld (1998): study NL 1990 /1 12-18 aged chronic headache patients, Netherlands 199? N = 64
Langeveld (1998): study NL 1992 /1 12-18 aged, chronic headache patients, The Netherlands, 199? N = 64