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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Do you consider your life as a whole..
4  satisfactory
3  fairly satisfactory
2  neither (neutral)
1 unsatisfactory

Neutral option presented last

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Davis (1929): study US 1925 Female college graduates, USA, 192? N = 1200
Mean
= 3.396
SD
= 0.863