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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 =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report 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 vicinity Satisfaction with non-working activities Satisfaction with leisure activities Satisfaction with family life Satisfaction with family of relatives Satisfaction with friendships Satisfaction with friends Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with health Joint satisfaction Satisfaction with multiple domains of life