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Correlational findings

Study Rose (1955): study US 1952

Public:
Married couples, middle aged, middle-class, USA, 1952-53
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 416
Non Response:
50 %
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Administered at home and rating by children.

Correlate

Authors's label
Closeness of total family life
Our Classification
Operationalization
Rating by child (sociology student) who
participated in the study.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-a D% = + p < .05 Positive among females only.
Among very satisfied women in 48% of the cases
the college student offspring descibed total
family life as being very close; among satisfied
women this percentage was 28 %, and among the
relatively dissatisfied mothers it was only 20 %