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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-g-sq-v-5-b
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole (O-SLW)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Are you generally satisfied with your life as a whole?
1  very dissatisfied
2  rather dissatisfied
3  somewhat satisfied
4  rather satisfied
5  very satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Koralewicz & Zagorski (2009): study PL 2007 Adults, general public, Poland, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.876
SD
= 0.746
Zagorski (2011): study PL 1994 16+ aged, general public, Poland, 1994 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.517
SD
= 0.898
CBOS (2001): study PL 1997 16+ aged, general public, Poland, 1997 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.566
SD
= 0.841
Zagorski (2011): study PL 2000 16+ aged, general public, Poland, 2000 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.623
SD
= 0.758
CBOS (2001): study PL 2001 16+ aged, general public, Poland, 2001 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.645
SD
= 0.773
Zagorski (2011): study PL 2002 16+ aged, general public, Poland, 2002 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.710
SD
= 0.747
Zagorski (2011): study PL 2003 16+ aged, general public, Poland, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.690
SD
= 0.824
Zagorski (2011): study PL 2004 16+ aged, general public, Poland, 2004 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.695
SD
= 0.792
Zagorski (2011): study PL 2005 16+ aged, general public, Poland, 2005 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.730
SD
= 0.859
Zagorski (2011): study PL 2006 16+ aged, general public, Poland, 2006 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.796
SD
= 0.781
Zagorski (2011): study PL 2007 16+ aged, general public, Poland, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.758
SD
= 0.740
CBOS (2001): study PL 2008 16+ aged, general public, Poland, 2008 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.845
SD
= 0.821