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Studies

Wozniak et al. (1993): study US 1985

Publication

Author(s):
Wozniak, P.J.; Draughn, P.S.; Knaub, P.K.
Title:
Domains of Subjective Well-Being in Farm Men and Women.
Source:
Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 1993, Vol. 14, 97 - 114

Investigation

Public:
18-65 aged farm-couples, USA, 1985
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 1110
Non Response:
?
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

In general, how satisfied are you with your life at present? Choose one of the following:
5  satisfied
4  quite satisfied
3  cannot decide
2  not so satisfied
1  dissatisfied
-   don't know
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-m
Author's label:
Overall satisfaction
Page in publication:
101
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.83
SD:
0.82

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Satisfaction with standard of living Satisfaction with standard of living Satisfaction with farm plans Attitudes to farming
Attitudes to retirement
Satisfaction with children Attitudes to one's own children Satisfaction with farm income Attitudes to farming
Satisfaction with income
Satisfaction with household Satisfaction with household activities Satisfaction with retirement-plans Attitudes to retirement
Attitudes to own life-goals
Satisfaction with control of life In control (vs drifting)
Inner locus of control
Satisfaction with farm tasks Satisfaction with farming
Satisfaction with specific jobs
Satisfaction Satisfaction with multiple domains of life