Study Faver (1982): study US 1977
 Public
 2264 aged women, USA, 1977
 Sample
 Respondents
 N = 1120
 Non Response
 Assessment

Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
Mailed questionnaire
Correlate
 Authors's Label
 Life cycle group
 Our Classification


 Remarks
 N of subgroups is estimated from %. Age cohort 3544 is not included in further analysis of life cycle groups
 Distribution

Age group 2234 :Total N=380 a) N= 91(23,95%) b) N=67(17,89 %), c) N=132 (34,74 %), d) N=56(14,47%), e) N=34 (8,95 %)
Age group 4564: Total N=373 f) =128 (34,32%), g) N=154 (41,28%), h) N= 28 (7,51 %), i) N= 45 (12,06%), j) N=18 (4,83%)  Operationalization
 For age cohort 2234:
a) Single childless women
b) Married childless women
c) Married mothers of preschool children
d) Married mothers of elementary school children
e) Single mothers
For age cohort 4564
f) Married mothers of children and adolescents
g) Married mothers of adult children
h) Single mothers of children and adolescents
i) Single mothers of adult children
j) Childless women
Observed Relation with Happiness
a Single childless M=3,92 N=89
b Married childless M=4,39 N=66
c Married preschool child M=3,89 N=131
d Married basic school child M=4,22 N=54
e Single mothers M=4,06 N=33
f) Married children/adolescents M=4,25 N=124
g) Married adult children M=4,30 N=150
h) Single children/adolescents M=3,68 N= 28
i) Single adult children M=3,86 N= 44
j) Childless women M=3,88 N= 17