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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-g-sq-v-6-a
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:
6

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Overall, how satisfied are you with your life in general?
1  very dissatisfied
2  dissatisfied
3  somewhat dissatisfied
4  somewhat satisfied
5  satisfied
6  very satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Fine-Davis et al. (2002): study ZZ Europe 2000 Dual career parents in four European cities, 200? N = 400
Mean
= 4.991
SD
= 0.870
Estwing-Ferrans & Powers (1992): study US 1987 Renal patients, USA 199? N = 349