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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-c
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole (O-SLW)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question;

How do you feel about your life as a whole?
4  very satisfied
3  somewhat satisfied
2  somewhat dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied
-  no opinion
-  not stated

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Gee & Veevers (1990): study CA 1985 25-59 aged, Canada, 1995 N = 6621