Findings on happiness in Glenn & Weaver (1981a): study US 1973

Publication
Author(s)Glenn, N.D.; Weaver, C.N.
TitleThe Contribution of Marital Happiness to Global Happiness.
SourceJournal of Marriage and the Family, 1981, Vol. 43, 161-168
Investigation
PublicMarrieds, USA, 1973-78
 1973-1978
Survey nameNot available
 General Social Survey
SampleNot available
 Clustered systematic random sample
Respondents N =9000
 N about 1500 each year
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
 Highly structured
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taken all together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say that you are....? 3 very happy 2 pretty happy 1 not too happy
ClassificationO-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa
Author's labelReported global happiness
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
Scores in123
%0.00.041.9

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Joint satisfactionL04ad02Satisfaction with multiple domains of life
Marital happinessM03ac03Satisfaction with marriage
Satisfaction with communityL17ac01Attitude to community
Satisfaction with family lifeF03ac02Satisfaction with family-life
Satisfaction with financial situationI01af05bSatisfaction with financial situation
Satisfaction with friendshipsF06ah04Satisfaction with friends
Satisfaction with healthH14af04Satisfaction with health
Satisfaction with non-working activitiesL03ad03bSatisfaction with leisure activities
Satisfaction with workW05ad01Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole