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Studies

Antonucci et al. (1998): study US 1980 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Antonucci, T.C.; Akiyama, H.; Lansford, J.E.
Title:
Negative Effects of Close Social Relations.
Source:
Family Relations, 1998, Vol. 47, 379 - 384

Investigation

Public
Marrieds with children, Michigan, USA, 1980
Survey name
Nat. Survey Soc. Networks Adult Life 1980
Sample
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents
N = 366
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Taking all together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say you are .....?
3   very happy
2   pretty happy
1   not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a
Author's label:
Well-being
Remarks:
Weighed average computed by WDH-team from table 1.
Page in publication:
381, Table 1
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.17 -
SD:
- -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Social network too demanding Satisfaction with close adult relatives Gender Sexe: male (vs female) Age Current age (in years) Education Years schooling Health compared to others Self-perceived health Numer of contacts Total number of intimate ties Network doesn't understand me Satisfaction with close adult relatives Network gets on my nerves Satisfaction with close adult relatives Want more dependable network Satisfaction with close adult relatives