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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-se-sq-?-7-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole (O-SLW)
Time frame:
since event (se)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
scale not reported (?)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question :

"How satisfied are you about your life as a whole since that time?" ( onset of disease)
7   very satisfied
6
5
4
3
2
1   very dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics DeHaes et al. (1987): study NL 1981 Early breast cancer patient, followed 11 and 18 month after treatment, The Netherlands, 1981-1987 N = 34
Mean
= 7.750
SD
= 1.000