- Married couples, middle aged, middle-class, USA, 1952-53
- N = 416
- Non Response:
- 50 %
Administered at home and rating by children.
- Authors's label
- Closeness of total family life
- Our Classification
- Rating by child (sociology student) who
participated in the study.
Observed Relation with Happiness
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 %