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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SQL-c-sq-v-5-b
Focus:
Overall: Satisfied with Quality of Life (O-SQL)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you the quality of your life these days?
1  very dissatisfied
2  dissatisfied
3  neither nor
4  satisfied
5  very satisfied

Numbering reversed in original rating scale

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Reitz et al. (2004): study CH 1999 Spinal cord injured, Switzerland, 199? N = 63
Hajak (2001): study DE 1997 18+ aged, general public, Germany, 1997 N = 1913
Wong et al. (2006): study HK 2003 /1 18+ aged, general public, Hong Kong, 2003-04 N = 1040
Mean
= 2.720