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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of the Satisfaction with Life Scale scores in the studied population: mean, standard deviation and 95% confidence intervals by item of the scale

From: Psychometric properties of the Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS): secondary analysis of the Mexican Health and Aging Study

Item Mean (SD) 95% CI
1. For most things, my life is close to my ideal 1.4 (0.7) (1.39, 1.41)
2. The conditions of my life are excellent 1.5 (0.7) (1.51, 1.53)
3. I am satisfied with my life 1.2 (0.5) (1.20, 1.21)
4. So far, I have gotten the things that are important to me in life 1.3 (0.6) (1.25, 1.27)
5. If I were born again, I would change almost nothing in my life 1.5 (0.6) (1.52, 1.55)
Total score 6.9 (2.3) (6.87, 6.94)