Findings on happiness in Coleman & Antonucci (1983): study US 1976

Author(s)Coleman, L.M.; Antonucci, T.C.
TitleImpact of Work on Women at Midlife.
SourceDevelopmental Psychology, 1983, Vol. 19, 290 - 294
Public40-59 aged women, USA, 1976
Collect periodsummer
Survey nameNot available
SampleProbability area sample
 Middle aged women selected out of a sample of a representative sample of the population of 21 years and over living in the United States in private households (N 2264).
Respondents N =389
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
General remarksSame data as VEROF 1981
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taken all together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say that you are....? 3 very happy 2 pretty happy 1 not too happy
Finding used in
nation ranks

Full textSelfreport on single question: In general how satisfying do you find the way you are spending your life these days. Would you call it.....? 3 completely satisfying 2 pretty satisfying 1 not very satisfying
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
working womenE02abCurrent employment status
working womenE02ab01Full-time home maker, also classified as above ↑