Happiness measure, code: O-QOL-cw-sq-v-5-b

Selfreport on single question:

The following questions ask about how satisfied you have felt about various aspects of your life over the last 2 weeks..

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

Item 81 (G1) in WHOQOL-100. Item 1 in WHOQOL-Bref

In Bref variant not preceded with timeframe ''past 2 weeks'
Focus, O-QOL Overall: QualityOfLife
Time frame, cw last week
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
Used in studies
ReferenceEdwards & O'Connell (2003): study AU 1999
TitleInternal Consistency and Validity of the Stroke Impact Scale 2.0 (SIS 2.0) AND sis-16 IN AN Australian Sample.
PublicStroke survivors, Australia, 199?.
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferencePokasova (2002): study SK 2000
TitleQuality of Life: Specific Problems of Senior Citizens.
Public60-94 aged in pensioners homes, Slovakia, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceThompson et al. (2015): study US San Francisco, California 2010
TitleQuality-of-Life Measuremen: Assessing the WHOQOL-BREF Scale in a Sample of High-HIV-Risk Transgender Women in San Francisco, California
PublicTransgender women with high HIV risk, San Fransisco, USA, 2010
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceYounis et al. (2003): study IQ 2001
TitleQuality of Life among College Students in Iraq.
PublicUniversity students, Iraq, 2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes