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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-eb
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:
11

Description

Self report on single question:

How satisfied do you feel with your overall life?
0  extremely unsatisfied
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9
10 extremely satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Schütz et al. (2015): study BR Porto Alegre 2013 Children, aged 8-12, Porto Alegre, Brazil, 2013 N = 218
Mean
= 7.840
SD
= 3.460
Gordon (2018): study ZA 2013 16+ aged black people, South Africa, 2013 N = 1672
Mean
= 5.700