Findings on happiness in Newcomb (1986): study US

Publication
Author(s)Newcomb, M.D.
TitleCohabitation, Marriage and Divorce among Adolescents and Young Adults
SourceJournal of Social and Personal Relationships 1986, Vol. 3, 473 - 494
URLhttp://spr.sagepub.com/content/3/4/473
DOIdoi: 10.1177/0265407586034005
Investigation
Public19-24 aged Adolescents and young adults, USA 1986
 highschool students at eleven Los Angeles County school
Collect period1976-1984
Last assesment1984
 data collected in 1980 and 1984
Survey nameUnnamed study
 Part of a nine years during longitudinal study
SampleNon-probability chunk sample
Respondents N =739
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentNot available
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: satisfaction about life in general (full text not reported) Scale not reported
ClassificationO-SL?-g-sq-?-0-a
Author's labelsatisfaction of life
Page in publication486, Table 4
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textSelfreport on single question: Happy with enjoyment of life (full text not reported) Scale not reported, assument 4 step
ClassificationM-PL-?-sq-?-0-a
Author's labelhappiness
Page in publication486, Table 4
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
premarital co-habtationM01aa01aEver lived as married