Findings on happiness in Gordon & Hall (1974): study US 1971

Author(s)Gordon, F.E.; Hall, D.T.
TitleSelf-Image and Stereotypes of Femininity: Their Relationship to Women's Role Conflicts and Coping.
SourceJournal of Applied Psychology, 1974, Vol. 59, 241 - 243
DOIDOI: 10.1037/h0036447
PublicMarried female graduates of liberal arts college, Univ. of Connecticut, USA,1971
Survey nameNot available
SampleNot available
 Probability cluster sample selected from five graduating classes.
Respondents N =229
Non Response49%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Mailed questionnaire
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: In general, how happy would you say you are.....? 1 very unhappy 2 3 4 5 very happy Labels of other response options not reported
Author's labelHappiness.
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Emotionality: level of emotionA03ab04Intensity of affects
Perceived male image of a feminine womanG01ab01Gender-role attitudes
Self image of a feminine womanG01ab01Gender-role attitudes
Self-imageS02abCurrent self-characterization