Findings on happiness in Baker (1976): study US 1971

Publication
Author(s)Baker, E.K.
TitleRelationship of Retirement and Satisfaction with Life Events to Locus of Control.
SourceUnpublished PhD Dissertation, University of Wisconsin, 1976, Madison, USA
Investigation
Public55+ aged males, USA, 1971
Survey nameNot available
 QOL survey. Also reported in CAMPB 1976.
SampleNot available
 Stratified probability sample, derived from a national probability sample of American adults (N=2164). Sample was stratified by gender and age.
Respondents N =200
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Considering everything, how satisfied are you with your life as whole.....? 7 completely satisfied 6 satisfied 5 mostly satisfied 4 satisfied/dissatisfied 3 dissatisfied 2 very dissatisfied 1 completely dissatisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-u-sq-v-7-a
Author's labelSatisfaction with life-as-a-whole
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Satisfaction with amount or educationE01ad03Satisfaction with education
Satisfaction with family life_AF03ac02Satisfaction with family-life
Satisfaction with family life_BF03ac02Satisfaction with family-life
Satisfaction with family life_CF03ac02Satisfaction with family-life
Satisfaction with finances_AI01af05bSatisfaction with financial situation
Satisfaction with finances_BI01af05bSatisfaction with financial situation
Satisfaction with finances_CI01af05bSatisfaction with financial situation
Satisfaction with frendships_AF06ah04Satisfaction with friends
Satisfaction with friendships_BF06ah04Satisfaction with friends
Satisfaction with friendships_CF06ah04Satisfaction with friends
Satisfaction with kind of educationE01ad03Satisfaction with education
Satisfaction with standard of livingI01af05eSatisfaction with standard of living
Satisfaction with workW05ad01Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole