Rose (1955): study US 1952
- Rose, A.M.
- Factors Associated with the Life Satisfaction of Middle-Class, Middle-Aged Persons.
- Marriage and Family Living, 1955, Vol. 17, 15 - 19
- Married couples, middle aged, middle-class, USA, 1952-53
- N = 416
- Non Response:
- 50 %
Administered at home and rating by children.
Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings
- Full text:
Selfreport on single question:
In general, how satisfied are you with your life.....?
5 very satisfied
2 somewhat dissatisfied
1 very dissatisfied
- Author's label:
- Satisfaction with life
Perceived quality of intimate ties
Happiness of spouse
Specific changes wanted
Current leisure activity
Place of leisure (indoor vs outdoor)