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Correlational findings

Study Holland-Benin & Cable-Nienstedt (1985): study US 1978

Public:
Married persons, non-institutionalized, USA, 1978-83
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3050
Non Response:
?
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Education
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 12 years or less
1 more than 12 years

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-3-h OR = ns Controlled for marital satisfaction , job satisfaction and stage in the lifecycle.

Identical in all four subgroups: housewives,working wives, husbands of housewives and husbands of working wives.

Equally weakly linked to 'happy' responses as to 'unhappy' ones.