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Studies

Ferree (1984): study US 1971 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Ferree, M.M.
Title:
Class, Housework and Happiness: Women's Work and Life Satisfaction.
Source:
Sex Roles, 1984, Vol. 11, 1057 - 1074

Investigation

Public:
Female, United States of America, 1971-76
Survey name:
US-GSS 1972-2006
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 1396
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:
Happiness
Page in publication:
1067

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Trend female happiness Full-time home maker
Working mother
Trend happiness in males /females