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Studies

Marini (1976): study US 1963

Publication

Author(s):
Marini, M.M.
Title:
Dimensions of Marriage Happiness: A research note
Source:
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1976, Vol. 38, 443 - 447

Investigation

Public:
Married persons, metropolitan areas, USA, 1963
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3934
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:
Overall happiness

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Marital happiness Satisfaction with marriage Marital satisfactions Shared activities of partners Marital tensions Tensions in marital relationship Marital companionship Shared activities of partners