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Studies

Faver (1982): study US 1977

Publication

Author(s):
Faver, C.A.
Title:
Life Satisfaction and the Life-Cycle: The Effects of Values and Roles on Women's Well-Being.
Source:
Sociology and Social Research, 1982, Vol. 66, 435 - 452

Investigation

Public:
22-64 aged women, USA, 1977
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 1120
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfrepiort on single question:

I think of my life as interesting and satisfying
1  disagree
2  mostly agree
3  neither agree or disagree
4  mostly agree
5  agree
Classification:
O-V-c-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
440, 447
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.11
SD:
0.06

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Age group Stage of life Life cycle group Stage of life
Married vs never married
Current parental status
Age of children
Marital status Married vs never married Employment status Current employment status
Full-time home maker
Full-time vs part-time
Family Value Orientation Attitudes to family of procreation
Domain-specific value-preferences
Attitude to having children
Gender-role attitudes
Career Value Orientation Domain-specific value-preferences
Work values
Attitudes to current life-goals
Perceived sources of one's own happiness
Gender-role attitudes