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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-101-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole (O-SLW)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
101

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Ss were asked to indicate their satisfaction in 17 areas of life and with ....."life as a whole"
(Full question not reported)
0   completely dissatisfied
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
80
90
100  completely satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Amos et al. (1982): study US Oklahoma 1978 18+ aged, general public, Oklahoma, USA, 1978 N = 2734
Mean
= 88.300
Rodriguez DelaVega (2004): study AR Buenos Aires 2004 19+ aged, immigrants, Buenos Aires, Argentina,2004 N = 151
Mean
= 63.600
SD
= 19.200