Dataset: HBSC-2005/06, ed.1.0

Variable lifesat: Self rated life satisfaction

Literal Question

MQ42. Here is a picture of a ladder. The top of the ladder '10' is the best possible life for you and the bottom '0' is the worst possible life for you. In general, where on the ladder do you feel you stand at the moment?

PostQuestion Text

Tick the box next to the number that best describes where you stand.

Values Categories N
0 Worst possible life 975
 0.5%
1 1035
 0.5%
2 1665
 0.9%
3 3193
 1.6%
4 5863
 3.0%
5 17354
 8.9%
6 17467
 8.9%
7 32819
 16.8%
8 46475
 23.8%
9 36805
 18.8%
10 Best possible life 31875
 16.3%
Sysmiss 10412

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 195526
Missing cases 10412
Minimum 0.0
Maximum 10.0
Mean 7.572
This variable is numeric

Notes

Source:  Cantril, H. (1965). The pattern of human concern. Rutgers University Press. Adapted for HBSC survey 2001/02.


Description:  
A measure of general life satisfaction as an indicator of well being.

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