Findings on happiness in Poff & Michalos (1988): study CA 1985

Author(s)Poff, D.C.; Michalos, A.C.
TitleFeminism and the Quality of Life.
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 1988, Vol. 20, 445 - 472
PublicFeminists, members of a research-association, Canada, 1985
Survey nameNot available
SampleNot available
 The sample was drawm from the total membership list of the Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women. Address labels were provided by the CRIAW national office. Originally 710 questionnaires were sent. Some subjects duplicated 8 questionnaires for friends or co-workers. Those 8 questionnaires have been left in the sample.
Respondents N =439
Non Response39%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Mailed questionnaire
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Considering your life as a whole, would you describe it as....:? 1 very unhappy 2 | unhappy 3 4 an even mixture of unhappiness and happiness 5 | happy 6 7 very happy no opinion
Author's labelHappiness
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
FeminismG01ab01Gender-role attitudes