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Studies

Harry (1976): study US 1973

Publication

Author(s):
Harry, J.
Title:
Evolving Sources of Happiness for Men over the Life Cycle: A Structural Analysis.
Source:
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1976, Vol. 38, 289 -296

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged males, living with family, USA, 1973
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 374
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:
Happiness

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Life cycle stage Family career (family life-cycle) Married Married vs never married Excitement Exiting (vs dull) Satisfaction with finances Satisfaction with financial situation Satisfaction with job Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole Satisfaction with friends Satisfaction with friends Satisfaction with family Satisfaction with family-life Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with leisure Satisfaction with leisure Satisfaction with city Satisfaction with local environment Institutional malintegration Role conflict
Attitudinal consistency