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Studies

Antonucci et al. (1998): study US 1980

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:
50-95 aged, married, with children, USA,1980
Survey name:
Social Networks in Adult Life
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 366
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport 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:
Mean computed by WDH team.
Page in publication:
381
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.16

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender Sex (male vs female) Age Current age (in years) Education Current education Health compared to others Relative health Size of inner circle Size of intimate network Size of middle circle Size of intimate network Size of outer circle Size of intimate network Network does not understand Current chances for intimacy Network gets on nerves Attitudes to intimates Want more dependable network Satisfaction with intimacy
Satisfaction with social support received
Network too demanding Satisfaction with intimacy
Attitudes to own support behavior