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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 =
Non Response
Assessment
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
Mailed questionnaire

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report 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

Correlational Findings

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