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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-h-sq-v-4-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole (O-SLW)
Time frame:
hitherto (h)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question

Would you say that in general you are .. with your life so far
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  a little dissatisfied
1  quite dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Atkinson (1979): study CA 1968 18+ aged, general public, Canada, 1968 N = 2734