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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SQL-cw-sq-v-5-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfied with Quality of Life (O-SQL)
Time frame:
last week (cw)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:

We ask you to think about your life in the last two weeks…..

How would you rate your quality of life?
1  very poor
2  poor
3  neither poor nor good
4  good
5  very good

Item 1 in WHOQOL-Bref

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Lai et al. (2005): study TW 2000 Elderly living in long-term care settings, Taiwan 2000 N = 465
Mean
= 3.380
SD
= 0.730
Chiu et al. (2006): study TW 2005 Brain injury patients, Taiwan, 2005 N = 199
Mean
= 3.500
SD
= 0.700