Findings on happiness in Godoy-Izquierdo et al. (2009): study ES 2005

Publication
Author(s)Godoy-Izquierdo, D.; Godoy, J.F.; Martinez, A.
TitleBalance Afectivo en Hombres y Mujeres: Implicaciones de la Edad y el Sexo. (Affect Balance amon Men and Women: Implications of Age and Sex).
SourceBehavioral Psychology/Psicologia Conductual, 2009, Vol. 17, 299 - 319
URLhttps://www.thefreelibrary.com/Balance+afectivo+en+hombres+y+mujeres%3A+implicaciones+de+la+edad+y+el...-a0314254938
Investigation
PublicPregnant women, Spain, 200?
 196 pregnant women 18-43 yr (M= 29,84, SD= 6,46), already mothers (39.3%) or first child (60,7%). Mainly from Granada & Málaga (Andalusia, SP) 1st trimester: 34,7%, 2nd trimester: 41,8%, 3rd trimester: 23% (unknown: 0,5%) Wanted (planned or unplanned) pregnancy: 80,1%; Unwanted (planned or unplanned) pregnancy: 18,9% (N= 37) (unknown: 1%) Healthy pregnancy: 93,4%; Risky pregnancy: 5,6% (unknown: 1%) Pregnancy complaints: No disconfort during pregnancy: 31,6%; low to moderate disconfort: 49,5%; high, recurrent or severe disconfort: 16,8% (unknown: 2%) Single, no couple: 1,5%; in <3 yr relationship: 25,5%; in >3 yr relationship: 70,9%; separated\divorced: 1,5% (unknown: 0,5%) No formal education: 1,5%; primary school: 8,2%; high school: 29,6%; vocational training: 23%; university studies: 37,2%; other: 0,5% Student: 14,8%; employed: 43,4%; unemployed: 14,8%; housework: 26,5% (unknown: 0,5%) Family monthly income: < 1000e: 15,3%; 1000-2000e: 49%; 2000-3000: 33,2%; >3000e: 2% (unknown: 0,5%) Perceived health status (0-10): M= 7,34 SD= 1,64 Illness (others than normal complaints in pregnancy; others than risk for miscarriage): 7,7% Medication\therapy (others than normal prescriptions in pregnancy): 6,1%
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
 Participants were ramdomly recruited from hospitals, gynecology and obstetrics health centres and pregnancy education centres. Mainly but not exclusively from cities and provinces of Granada and Málaga (Andalusia, Spain). Voluntary participation after giving them information about the study. Consent form signed
Respondents N =196
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Questionnaires handed out in public and private health and maternal education centres and completed at the instant
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelf-reported single question: How happy do you feel currently, in the last few days or weeks? 0 very unhappy 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 very happy
ClassificationM-FH-c-sq-n-11-b
Author's labelCurrent happiness
RemarksQ1= 7 Q2= 8 Q3= 9
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean7.487.48
Standard deviation1.701.70

Scores in012345678910
%0.50.50.01.01.59.211.220.927.017.910.2

Full textSelf reported single question: How happy do you usually feel, along your life? 0 very unhappy 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 very happy This question is preceded by the following question: How happy do you feel currently, in the last few days or weeks?
ClassificationM-FH-g-sq-n-11-c
Author's labelGeneral happiness
RemarksQ1= 7 Q2= 8 Q3= 8
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean7.717.71
Standard deviation1.411.41

Scores in012345678910
%1.00.00.00.00.02.011.723.538.314.39.2

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Academic levelE01ab02Level of school-education
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
Current hapinessH07aa01aO-HL by O-HL
Family monthly incomeI01ab03Household income
Health complaintsB02ab01Condition of mother during pregnancy
Marital statusM02MARRIAGE: CURRENT MARITAL STATUS
Number of childrenC03ab01Number of children
Perceived contribution of faith, religion, ethics or moral valuesV02aeAttitudes to own values
Perceived contribution of faith, religion, ethics or moral valuesR12afAttitudes to religion, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of faith, religion, ethics or moral valuesH11ab02Perceived sources of happiness, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of family and family relationshipsM03acAttitudes to current marriage-relationship
Perceived contribution of family and family relationshipsF01alAttitudes to family of origin, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of family and family relationshipsF02agAttitudes to family of procreation, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of family and family relationshipsF03acAttitudes to family-life, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of family and family relationshipsH11ab02Perceived sources of happiness, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of friends and social relationshipsF06ahAttitudes to friendship
Perceived contribution of friends and social relationshipsH11ab02Perceived sources of happiness, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of genes and heredityH11ab02Perceived sources of happiness
Perceived contribution of goals, challenges and vital commitmentsM16acAttitudes to ones motivation
Perceived contribution of goals, challenges and vital commitmentsI05acAttitudes to own interests, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of goals, challenges and vital commitmentsL07adAttitudes to own life-goals, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of goals, challenges and vital commitmentsH11ab02Perceived sources of happiness, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of habits and lifestylesH01acAttitudes about own habits
Perceived contribution of habits and lifestylesL09adAttitudes to one's life-style, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of habits and lifestylesH11ab02Perceived sources of happiness, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of health, well-being and quality of lifeH14afAttitudes to own health
Perceived contribution of health, well-being and quality of lifeH13aeAttitudes to own mental health, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of health, well-being and quality of lifeH13adCurrent positive mental health, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of health, well-being and quality of lifeH11ab02Perceived sources of happiness, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of humor sense, attitudes and positive emoA03acAttitudes to affective life
Perceived contribution of humor sense, attitudes and positive emoH11ab02Perceived sources of happiness, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of money, wealth and luxuryP12acAttitudes to one's possessions
Perceived contribution of money, wealth and luxuryI01afAttitudes to own income, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of money, wealth and luxuryI01af01Concerns about income, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of money, wealth and luxuryH11ab02Perceived sources of happiness, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of partnership and sexualityM03acAttitudes to current marriage-relationship
Perceived contribution of partnership and sexualityL19acAttitudes to one's love-life, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of partnership and sexualityS03acAttitudes to one's sex-life, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of partnership and sexualityH11ab02Perceived sources of happiness, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of personal autonomy and independenceF05acAttitudes to freedom
Perceived contribution of personal autonomy and independenceH11ab02Perceived sources of happiness, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of personal strengths, skills and resourcsR13acAttitudes to own resources
Perceived contribution of personal strengths, skills and resourcsS02ahAttitudes to own self-image, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of personal strengths, skills and resourcsH11ab02Perceived sources of happiness, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of power, status and importance of yourselP10acAttitudes to own popularity
Perceived contribution of power, status and importance of yourselS02ag04Attitudes to own reputation, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of power, status and importance of yourselS09adAttitudes to own social status, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of power, status and importance of yourselH11ab02Perceived sources of happiness, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of satisfaction of basic needsH11ab02Perceived sources of happiness
Perceived contribution of satisfaction of basic needsI01af05fSatisfaction with physical needs met, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of self-concept and self-esteemR13acAttitudes to own resources
Perceived contribution of self-concept and self-esteemS02ahAttitudes to own self-image, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of self-concept and self-esteemS02adCurrent self-evaluation, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of self-concept and self-esteemH11ab02Perceived sources of happiness, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of self-confidenceS02ahAttitudes to own self-image
Perceived contribution of self-confidenceM15ac12Feeling self-confident (vs inadequate), also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of self-confidenceH11ab02Perceived sources of happiness, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of self-confidenceS02ad03cSelf confidence, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of self-confidenceS02ab01Self-perceived ability, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of sense of pertenence to one's own communL17ac01Attitude to vinicity
Perceived contribution of sense of pertenence to one's own communS08acAttitudes to total social participation, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of sense of pertenence to one's own communH11ab02Perceived sources of happiness, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of way of beingS02adCurrent self-evaluation
Perceived contribution of way of beingH11ab02Perceived sources of happiness, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of way of beingS02ae01Satisfaction with oneself-as-a-person, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution of work and work relationshipsW05abCurrent concern about work
Perceived contribution of work and work relationshipsH11ab02Perceived sources of happiness, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution to happiness of love and being lovedA03acAttitudes to affective life
Perceived contribution to happiness of love and being lovedI07afAttitudes to intimates, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution to happiness of love and being lovedL19acAttitudes to one's love-life, also classified as above ↑
Perceived contribution to happiness of love and being lovedH11ab02Perceived sources of happiness, also classified as above ↑
Perceived health statusH14ab02aGlobal health rating
Pregnancy not at riskB03ac03bbQuality of pregnancy (mother or child at risk)
Stage of gestationB03ac03baStage of pregnancy
Unwantedness of pregnancyC02ab03Unwanted pregnancy
Work statusE02abCurrent employment status