- 24+ aged, USA, followed 1986-1994
- N = 2348
- Non Response:
- n=723 in 1989 and 1994.
- Interview: face-to-face
- Authors's label
- Marital harmony
- Our Classification
- Self report on two questions:
a: Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your marriage?
b: How much does your spouse make you feel loved and cared for?
c: How much is he/she willing to listen when you want to talk about your worries or problems?
Observed Relation with Happiness
B's controled for:
- household income
- age and age squared
- length of marriage
Similar for males and females