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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
Life satisfaction of spouse
Our Classification
Operationalization
Closed question rated on a 5-point
scale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-a D% = + p < .05 65 % of the men, whose wives said they were very satisfied with their lives, also said they were satisfied themselves, whereas this was only true for 15 % of the men whose wives were relatively dissatisfied