Findings on happiness in Glenn & Kramer (1985): study US 1973

Author(s)Glenn, N.D.; Kramer, K.B.
TitleThe Psychological Well-Being of Adult Children of Divorce.
SourceJournal of Marriage and the Family, 1985, Vol. 47, 905 -912
Public18+ aged whites, USA, 1973-82
 1973, 1978, 1980, 1982
Survey nameNot available
 US General Social Surveys (GSS) 1973-1982
SampleNot available
 Probability multi stage, respondents with a broken home backgroud at age 16 identified from responses to questions about family situation and living arrangements at age 16. There are 1750 respondents with a broken home background in this sample.
Respondents N =9704
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
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
Author's labelHappiness
Finding used in
nation ranks
Scores in123

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Broken home backgroundF01ab02Number of parents (broken home)