Findings on happiness in Park (1991): study KR Seoul 1991

Author(s)Park, C.
TitleSex- Role Attitudes and Employment Status as Predictors of Perceived Life Satisfaction among Married Women in Korea.
SourceKorean Journal of Population and Development, 1991, Vol. 20, 23 - 45
PublicMarried women, Seoul, South Korea, 1991
 80% of the respondents are aged between 26 and 44 years. The sample is biased towards the middle-aged group compare to the nation's population. 45% of the women has some colle education or higher.
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleProbability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents N =418
 480 households were selected at the final selection-stage, of which 418 married women were interviewed
Non Response13%
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: .. Generally satisfied with present life .. (Full text not reported) Response options not reported
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication27+31
RemarksMean and s.d. computed by WDH-team.
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 0On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation1.01

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Attitudes toward womenG01ab01Gender-role attitudes
Family satisfactionF02ag02Satisfaction with family
Index of General Affect (IGA)L04ac02aSummed life aspect evaluations (semantic differential scales)
Marital satisfactionM03ac03Satisfaction with marriage
Work satisfactionW05adCurrent satisfaction with work
Working women vs. housewivesE02abCurrent employment status
Working women vs. housewivesE02ab01Full-time home maker, also classified as above ↑