Findings on happiness in Brewer & Nandi (2014): study GB 1991

Publication
Author(s)Brewer, M.; Nandi, A
TitlePartnership Dissolution: How Does it Affect Income, Employment and Well-being?
SourceInstitute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) Research Paper, 2014, No. 30, Essex, United Kingdom
URLhttps://www.iser.essex.ac.uk/research/publications/working-papers/iser/2014-30
Investigation
PublicDivorced, United Kingdom, followed 1991-2008
Last assesment2008
 All 18 waves of the British Household Panel Survey
Survey nameUK-BHPS combined waves
 Panel study
SampleProbability stratified sample
 Divorces selected from general population sample
Respondents N =1560
 Women: 59%, Men: 41%
Non Response8%
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport onsingle question: How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.. Your life overall? 1 not satisfied at all 2 3 4 5 6 7 completely satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e
Author's labelOverall life-satisfaction
Page in publication13
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Recovery from separationM01aa02aEver divorced/separated
Recovery from separationM01ab02aRecent divorce/separation, also classified as above ↑