Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-r

Self report on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
1 very dissatisfied
2 dissatisfied
3 neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
4 satisfied
5 very satisfied
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
Used in studies
ReferenceCheng et al. (2014a): study CN 2011
TitleHousing Property Rights and Subjective Wellbeing in Urban China.
PublicAdults, urban areas, age range not reported, China, 2011
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceDeNeve (2011): study US 2001
TitleFunctional Polymorphism (5 - HTTLPR) in the Serotin Transporter Gene is Associated with Subjective Well-Being: Evidence from a US nationally representative sample.
PublicYoung adults, USA, 2001-2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceDeNeve et al. (2012): study US 2001
TitleGenes, Economics and Happiness.
PublicYoung adults, USA, 2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceZhang (2012a): study JP 2010
TitleHouseholds' Multidimensional Mobilities Over Life Course and QOL: A case Study in Japan
Public18+ aged, general public, major cities, Japan, 2010
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes