Findings on happiness in Renne (1970): study US 1965

Author(s)Renne, K.S.
TitleCorrelates of Dissatisfaction in Marriage.
SourceJournal of Marriage and the Family, 1970, Vol. 32, 54 - 67
PublicMarrieds, Alameda County, California, USA, 1965
Survey nameNot available
SampleNot available
 Probability area sample of households (see alo BERKM, 1971 and RENNE, 1974). The sample was limited to married Ss living with their spouse only. Most of them were couples.
Respondents N =5163
Non Response26%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Mailed questionnaire and interviews
General remarksSame study also reported in BERKM 1971 and RENNE 1974.
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: All in all, how happy are you these days.....? 3 very happy 2 pretty happy 1 not too happy
Author's labelHappiness
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Marital satisfactionshow  Satisfaction with marriage