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

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
Public40-59 aged mothers, non-institutionalized, USA, 1963-66
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
Author's labelPsychological well-being
Finding used in
nation ranks
Scores in123

Correlational findings

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