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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SQL-c-sq-n-10-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfied with Quality of Life (O-SQL)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
10

Description

Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how would you rate your own quality of life today on a scale of 1 to 10?
1   very poor
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 excellent

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Duimel (2007): study NL 2005 Teenagers, Netherlands, 200? N = 1561
Amarach (2004): study IE 2003 15+ aged, general public, Ireland, 2003 N = 1013
Mean
= 7.130
SD
= 1.527
Amarach (2004): study IE 2001 15+ aged, general public, Ireland, 2001 N = 1000
Mean
= 6.879
SD
= 1.671