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Studies

Ward (1979): study US 1972 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Ward, R.A.
Title:
The Never-Married in Later Life.
Source:
Journal of Gerontology, 1979, Vol. 34, 861 - 869

Investigation

Public:
25+ aged, general public, USA, 1972-1977
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 7872
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

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:
Global happiness

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Marital status MARRIAGE: CURRENT MARITAL STATUS