Findings on happiness in Yancey & Eastman (1995): study US 1993

Author(s)Yancey, G.B.; Eastman, R.L.
TitleComparison of Undergraduates with Older Adults on Love Styles and Life Satisfaction
SourcePrycbological Reports, 1995, Vol. 76, 1211-1218
PublicAdults, aged 30-83, USA
 Men: mean age=45.5, range 30-74 years; women: mean age 45.3; range 30-83 years.
 Year not reported, supposed 1993
Survey nameUnnamed study
 Own study
SampleNon-probability accidental sample
Respondents N =215
 130 women, 85 men
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentNot available
 Not reported
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question .. life .. (text not reported) 5 very satisfied 4 3 2 1 very dissatisfied
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication884
RemarksUnweighed mean and SD computed by WDH-team. Men: M=4,1, SD=0,7; Women: M=3,9, SD=0,9
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Love styleshow  Attitudes to one's love-life
Love styleshow  Attitudes to one's sex-life, also classified as above ↑