Findings on happiness in Baker (1976): study US 1971

Publication
Author(s)Baker, E.K.
TitleRelationship of Retirement and Satisfaction with Life Events to Locus of Control.
SourceUnpublished PhD Dissertation, University of Wisconsin, 1976, Madison, USA
Investigation
Public55+ aged males, USA, 1971
Survey nameNot available
 QOL survey. Also reported in CAMPB 1976.
SampleNot available
 Stratified probability sample, derived from a national probability sample of American adults (N=2164). Sample was stratified by gender and age.
Respondents N =200
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Considering everything, how satisfied are you with your life as whole.....? 7 completely satisfied 6 satisfied 5 mostly satisfied 4 satisfied/dissatisfied 3 dissatisfied 2 very dissatisfied 1 completely dissatisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-u-sq-v-7-a
Author's labelSatisfaction with life-as-a-whole
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Satisfaction with amount or educationshow  Satisfaction with education
Satisfaction with family life_Ashow  Satisfaction with family-life
Satisfaction with family life_Bshow  Satisfaction with family-life
Satisfaction with family life_Cshow  Satisfaction with family-life
Satisfaction with finances_Ashow  Satisfaction with financial situation
Satisfaction with finances_Bshow  Satisfaction with financial situation
Satisfaction with finances_Cshow  Satisfaction with financial situation
Satisfaction with frendships_Ashow  Satisfaction with friends
Satisfaction with friendships_Bshow  Satisfaction with friends
Satisfaction with friendships_Cshow  Satisfaction with friends
Satisfaction with kind of educationshow  Satisfaction with education
Satisfaction with standard of livingshow  Satisfaction with standard of living
Satisfaction with workshow  Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole