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Studies

Newcomb (1986): study US

Publication

Author(s):
Newcomb, M.D.
Title:
Cohabitation, Marriage and Divorce among Adolescents and Young Adults
Source:
Journal of Social and Personal Relationships 1986, Vol. 3, 473 - 494

Investigation

Public:
19-24 aged Adolescents and young adults, USA 1986
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 739
Non Response:
Assessment:

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

satisfaction about … life in general (full text not reported)

Scale not reported
Classification:
O-SL?-g-sq-?-0-a
Author's label:
satisfaction of life
Page in publication:
486, Table 4
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Happy with  enjoyment of life (full text not reported)

Scale not reported, assumed 4 step
Classification:
M-PL-?-sq-?-0-a
Author's label:
happiness
Page in publication:
486, Table 4

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding premarital co-habtation Ever lived as married