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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:
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:
Overall happiness

Correlational Findings

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