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Studies

Lee (1985): study US 1979

Publication

Author(s):
Lee, M.D.
Title:
Probing Behavioral Patterns of Structuring Daily Life.
Source:
Human Relations, 1985, Vol. 38, 457 - 476

Investigation

Public:
23-49 aged, USA, 1979-1981
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 80
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
And 9-day diary; one interview before and 2 after the 9 day diary. This period included 2 weekends.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

In general, how happy would you say you are these days.....?
7  extremely happy
6  very happy
5  pretty happy
4  not too happy
3  a bit unhappy
2  pretty unhappy
1  very unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-7-a

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Time use / enjoyment Satisfaction with time-use
Current time-usage
Current life-style pattern (life-style type)
Attitudes to own activity pattern
Time spend on work tasks
Time spend at home