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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-5-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:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Taking all together, how satisfied are you with your life-as-a-whole? Please mark a number below.
5  very satisfied
4
3
2
1  not at all satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Gehmacher (1992c): study AT 1991 Residents new appartments blocks, urban areas, Austria, 1991 N = 1472
Shyy et al. (2007): study AU Queensland 2003 18+ aged, general public, Australia, Brisbane-South East Queensland (SEQ), 2003 N = 1612
Mean
= 4.240
SD
= 0.730
Chhetri et al. (2009): study AU Queensland 2003 Downshifters and non-downshifters, Australia, 2003 N = 773