Variable Description

Name
N8SCQ19I
Label
[Q19I] SC: I feel that my life has meaning
Dataset
Value Label Frequency % of valid % of all
-9 Not answered 63
0.00%
-8 Multicode 1
0.00%
-7 Polar Multicode (7) 0
0.00%
0.00%
-1 Self completion qnaire not completed 1,002
0.00%
1 Often 4,903
56.20%
0.00%
2 Sometimes 2,997
34.35%
0.00%
3 Not often 667
7.65%
0.00%
4 Never 157
1.80%
0.00%
Valid Invalid Min Max Mean
8724 1066 1 4 1.55

Representation

Type
Code List
Selection Style
SelectOne
Aggregation Method
Unspecified
Temporal
False
Geographic
False

Source Questions

19

31 questions before...
Please check you have completed all the questions
Here is a list of statements that people have used to describe their lives or how they feel. We would like to know how often, if at all, you think this applies to you?

Tick one box on each line

-

1 - Often

2 - Sometimes

3 - Not often

4 - Never

My age prevents me from doing the things I would like to
I feel what happens to me is out of my control
I feel left out of things
I can do the things I want to do
Family responsibilities prevent me from doing what I want to do
I feel that I can please myself what I do
Shortage of money stops me from doing things I want to do
I look forward to each day
I feel that my life has meaning
I enjoy the things that I do
On balance, I look back on my life with a sense of happiness
I feel full of energy these days
I feel that life is full of opportunities
I feel that the future looks good for me
Please check you have completed all the questions
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  • NCDS8 Paper Self-Completion (2008) Dataset - N8SCQ19I
    [Q19I] SC: I feel that my life has meaning
    • Here is a list of statements that people have used to describe their lives or how they feel. We would like to know how often, if at all, you think this applies to you?