Findings on happiness in Greenhaus (1974): study US 1970

Author(s)Greenhaus, J.H.
TitleCareer Salience as a Moderator of the Relationship between Satisfaction with Occupational Preference and with Life in General.
SourceJournal of Psychology, 1974, Vol. 86, 53 - 55
PublicCollege students, East USA, 197?
 Year of data gathering not reported
Survey nameNot available
SampleNot available
 Non-probability chunk sample of undergraduates at two eastern colleges.
Respondents N =203
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on 2 questions: A "Taking all aspects of yourself and your life into account, which of the following best describes your own feelings of satisfaction with your life......?" 5 I am extremely satisfied with my life. 4 I am satisfied with my life. 3 I am somewhat satisfied with my life. 2 I am only slightly satisfied with my life. 1 I am not at all satisfied with my life. B " In very general terms, about what proportion of the time do you feel satisfied with your life.....?" 4 all of the time 3 most of the time 2 some of the time 1 never Summation: not reported
Author's labelSatisfaction with life in general.
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Satisfaction with occupational preferenceL07ad02Attitudes to current life-goals
Satisfaction with occupational preferenceO01ad01aOccupational aspirations, also classified as above ↑