Findings on happiness in Bell (1975): study AU 1973

Author(s)Bell, R.R.
TitleSignificant Roles among a Sample of Australian Women.
SourceThe Australian and New Zealand Journal of Sociology, 1975, Vol. 11, 2 - 11
DOIDOI: 10.1177/144078337501100101
PublicWomen, ever married, Melbourne, Australia, 1975
 T1: 1973,spring, T2: 1974,spring
Survey nameNot available
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
 selection from: -various residential areas -specific occupational groups
Respondents N =439
Non Responsenot rep
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: ".....general feelings…." (lead item not fully reported) 1 happy most of the time 2 sometimes happy 3 unhappy most of the time - can't say
Author's labelGeneral feelings of happiness
Page in publication8
RemarksCan't say 4%
Finding used in
nation ranks
Scores in123

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
AgeA04ab01Young versus old
low versus high educationE01ab02Level of school-education
Perceived Quality of marriageM02ah02aPerceived happiness of the married