Findings on happiness in Rutledge (1990): study US Illinois 1981

Author(s)Rutledge, E.M.
TitleBlack Parent-Child Relations: Some Correlates.
SourceJournal of Comparative Family Studies, 1990, Vol. 21, 369 - 378
PublicFemale black students, Illinois, United States of America, 1981
 93.2 % aged 17-21, 6.4 % aged 22-25, 0.4 % aged 26+
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleProbability simple random sample
 computer drawn sample from population of 583
Respondents N =219
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
 Close ended, precoded questions. In a few cases interview by telephone
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question .. General happiness.. (full text not reported) 1 unhappy 2 moderately happy 3 very happy
Author's labelGeneral happiness
Page in publication375
DKNA %4.1
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.561.86

Scores in123

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Parental relationshipshow  Current intimate relationships