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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SQL-u-sq-n-10-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfied with Quality of Life (O-SQL)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
10

Description

Selfreport on single question:

'All things considered, how would you rate the quality of your life on a scale from 1 to 10? If it is very bad, give it a score of 1. If it is very good, give it a score of 10. The scores in between allow you to say how close to either side you are.'
1  very bad
2
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9
10 very good
DK

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Michalos & Zumbo (2002): study CA Mamawetan,Keewatin/Athab asca Parkland, Saskatchewan 2001 Adults, general public, Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada, 2001 N = 344
Mean
= 5.000