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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-?-sq-v-3-b
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole (O-SLW)
Time frame:
time frame not reported (?)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
3

Description

Selfreport on single question:

".....satisfaction with overall life....."
(Full questions not reported)
3  very satisfied
2  fairly satisfied
1  not satisfied
-  NA

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Haavio-Mannila (1971): study FI 1966 15-64 aged, general public, Finland, 1966 N = 948
Mean
= 2.163
SD
= 0.489
Serpa Barros de Moura & De Losso da Silveira Beuno (2013): study BR São Paulo 2007 18+ aged, illigal land occupants, followed 18 months after legalization, Brazil 2007-2008 N = 326