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Studies

Glenn & Weaver (1981a): study US 1973

Publication

Author(s):
Glenn, N.D.; Weaver, C.N.
Title:
The Contribution of Marital Happiness to Global Happiness.
Source:
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1981, Vol. 43, 161-168

Investigation

Public:
Marrieds, USA, 1973-78
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 9000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taken all together, how would you say things are these days?   Would you say that you are....?
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa
Author's label:
Reported global happiness

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Marital happiness Satisfaction with marriage Satisfaction with work Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole Satisfaction with financial situation Satisfaction with financial situation Satisfaction with community Attitude to vinicity Satisfaction with non-working activities Satisfaction with leisure activities Satisfaction with family life Satisfaction with family-life Satisfaction with friendships Satisfaction with friends Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with health Joint satisfaction Satisfaction with multiple domains of life