Findings on happiness in Glenn (1975): study US 1963

Publication
Author(s)Glenn, N.D.
TitlePsychological Well-Being in the Postparental Stage: Some Evidence from National Surveys.
SourceJournal of Marriage and the Family, 1975, Vol. 37, 105 -110
Investigation
Public40-59 aged mothers, non-institutionalized, USA, 1963-66
 1963-1966
Survey nameNot available
 Gallup surveys 675, 735 and 736.
SampleNot available
 Selected from pooled probability samples of adults population.
Respondents N =902
Non Response-
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
 Structured interview
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: In general, how happy would you say you are.....? 3 very happy 2 fairly happy 1 not too happy
ClassificationO-HL-g-sq-v-3-c
Author's labelPsychological well-being
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
Scores in123
%0.00.052.0

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Postparental stageC03ab02Children in the household
Postparental stageC03aa02cLeaving home of children (empty nest), also classified as above ↑