Holland-Benin & Cable-Nienstedt (1985): study US 1978
- Holland-Benin, M.; Cable-Nienstedt, B.
- Happiness in Single- and Dual-Earner Families: The Effects of Marital Happiness, Job Satisfaction, and Life Cycle.
- Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1985, Vol. 47, 975 -984
- Married persons, non-institutionalized, USA, 1978-83
- N = 3050
- Non Response:
Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings
- Full text:
Selfreport on single question:
Taken all together, how happy would you say you are? Are you......?
3 very happy
2 pretty happy
1 not so happy
- Author's label:
- Observed distribution
- 1: 7%, 2: 54.7%, 3: 38.3% (total 100%)
- Summary Statistics
- On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
- 2.30 4.40