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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-u-sq-?-9-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole (O-SLW)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
scale not reported (?)
Scale Range:
9

Description

Selfreport on single question:

"How do you feel about your life as a whole?"
1   not very satisfied
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9   very satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Callan (1986): study AU 1986 About 20 aged single women Australia, 1986 N = 102
Mean
= 6.430