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Studies

Tiedje et al. (1990): study US 1985

Publication

Author(s):
Tiedje, L.B.; Downey, G.; Wortman, C.B.
Title:
Women with Multiple Roles: Role-Compatibility Perceptions, Satisfaction, and Mental Health.
Source:
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1990, Vol. 52, 63 - 72

Investigation

Public:
Married women with a preschool child, USA, 1985
Sample:
Non-probability purposive-quota sample
Respondents:
N = 158
Non Response:
22%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
2 hours at home or workplace

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How do you feel about your life as a whole.....?
7  delighted
6  pleased
5  mostly satisfied
4  mixed
3  mostly dissatisfied
2  unhappy
1  terrible

Name: Andrews & Withey's `Delighted-Terrible Scale'  (original version)
Classification:
O-DT-u-sq-v-7-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Remarks:
Own calculation
Page in publication:
67
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.01 6.68
SD:
1.00 1.67

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Depression Depressive (f31-33) Job satisfaction Satisfaction with work in nation
Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole
Marital satisfaction Satisfaction with marriage Parental satisfaction Satisfaction with parenting Job functioning Attitudes to current job