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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-i
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:

All in all, how satisfied would you say you are with your life as a whole?
1  not at all satisfied
2  not too satisfied
3  very satisfied
4  extremely satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Wong (1985a): study US 1984 Working parents with children <16, USA, 1984 N = 651
Mean
= 3.350