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Studies

Glenn (1975a): study US 1972 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Glenn, N.D.
Title:
The Contribution of Marriage to the Psychological Well-Being of Males and Females.
Source:
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1975, Vol. 37, 594 -601

Investigation

Public
18+ aged whites, USA, 1972-1974
Sample
Respondents
N = 3853
Non Response
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Would you say you are:......?
1  unhappy?
2  reasonably happy?
3  happy ?
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-3-c
Author's label:
Happiness.
Remarks:
37% very happy, 63% pretty happy or not too happy.

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Age Current age (in years) Male sex Sexe: male (vs female) Never married vs widowed Never married (vs widowed) Married vs never married Married vs never married Married vs widowed Married vs widowed Married vs divorced Married vs divorced Never married vs divorced Never married (vs divorced) Widowed vs divorced Widowed (vs divorced) Marital happiness Satisfaction with marriage