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Happiness Measures

Measures of Happiness: O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d
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:

Description

Self report on single question:

Taking your life as a whole, are you .......?
5   very satisfied
4   quite satisfied
3   more satisfied than discontented
2   more discontented than satisfied
1   quite dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Mean
Standard Deviation
Gehmacher (1992b): study AT 1989 16+ aged, general public, Austria, 1989 N =
Schulz et al. (1985): study AT 1984 16+ aged, general public, Austria, 1984 N =
Dickow & Moller (2002): study ZA 1999 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1999 N =
Moller (1989): study ZA 1983 Adult, general public, urban areas, South African, 1983 N =
Ogris (1994): study AT 1994 Adults, general public, Austria 1994 N =
Ogris (1994): study SI 1994 Adults, general public, Slovenia, 1994 N =
Moller (1989): study ZA 1988 Adults, general public, urban areas, South Africa, 1988 N =
Moller (1989): study ZA 1983 /1 Ex-migrant workers, returned to rural KwaZulu, South Africa, 1983 N =
Moller & Welch (1985): study ZA 1984 Ex-migrant workers, returned to rural Kwazulu, South Africa, 1984 N =