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Studies

Nock (1982): study US 1972

Publication

Author(s):
Nock, S.L.
Title:
Enduring Effects of Marital Disruption and Subsequent Living Arrangements.
Source:
Journal of Family Issues, 1982, Vol. 3, 25 - 40

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1972-77
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 8224
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured at home

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:
General satisfaction

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Family disruption in youth Number of parents (broken home) Joint effects Socio-demographic + life-events