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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Description

Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life in general?
5  satisfied
4  somewhat satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  somewhat dissatisfied
1  dissatisfied
-   don't know

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics EPA/SPB (2005): study JP 2001 15+ aged, general public, Japan, 2001 N = 3988
Mean
= 3.419
SD
= 1.053