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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-u-sq-v-7-e
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:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question;

How satisfied are you with your life overall?
7  completely satisfied
6  mostly satisfied
5  somewhat satisfied
4  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
3  somewhat dissatisfied
2  mostly dissatisfied
1  completely dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Scales & Scase (2001): study GB 2001 50-59 aged, Britain, 2001 N = 5500
Mean
= 7.475
SD
= 0.160