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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-u-sqr-n-7-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole (O-SLW)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question, repeated (sqr)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:

How do you feel about your life as a whole?
+3  very satisfied
+2
+1
  0
- 1
-2
-3  very unsatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Riis et al. (2005): study US 2003 Hemodialysis patients and controls, USA, 2003 N = 49