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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-Sum---mq-*-0-b
Focus:
Overall: Summed overall appraisals (O-Sum)
Time frame:
various time frames (*)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
Different rating scales combined (*)
Scale Range:
0

Description

Selfreport on 6 questions:

A  5 item Satisfaction With Life Scale (Diener)
    Aa   In most ways my life is close to ideal
    Ab  The conditions of my life are excellent
    Ac   I am satisfied with my life
    Ad   So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life
    Ae   If I could live my life over, I would change nothing
    Answers rated: 7  strongly agree to 1  strongly disagree

B  Rating of one's life-as-a-whole during the last two days
    (full text not reported)
    0  worst possible life
    .
    10 best possible life

Computation: factor score