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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:
Selfreport 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 Sex (male vs female) Never married vs widowed 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 Vs divorced Widowed vs divorced Vs divorced Marital happiness Satisfaction with marriage