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Nathawat & Mathur (1993): study IN 1988

Publication

Author(s):
Nathawat, S.S.; Mathur, A.
Title:
Marital Adjustment and Subjective Well-Being in Indian-Educated Housewives and Working Women.
Source:
The Journal of Psychology, 1993, Vol. 127, 353 - 358

Investigation

Public:
Educated Indian Women age 22-52 , India, 1989
Sample:
Non-probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 400
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on 19 questions:

How many days in the past week have you felt
A  calm
B  contented
C  at ease
D  happy
E  excited
F  overjoyed
G  proud
H  fearful
I   anxious
J  restless
K  worried
L  blue
M sad
N  lonely
O  outraged
P  mad
Q  angry
R  ashamed
S  embarrassed

Rated
1
;
7

Computation: (A+B+C+D+E+F+G)/7 - (H+I+J+K+L+M+N+O+P+Q+R+S)/12
Classification:
A-AB-cw-mq-n-7-a
Author's label:
Positive and negative affect
Remarks:
Affect Balance Score computed by WDH team, substracting Negative affect score from Positive affect. M =  + 1,75 ( housewives +.2,51, working women +.0,98)
Page in publication:
354
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range -6 - 6 On range 0-10
Mean:
1.75

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Employment Full-time home maker