Findings on happiness in Chiriboga & Thurnher (1980): study US 1976

Publication
Author(s)Chiriboga, D.A.; Thurnher, M.
TitleMarital Lifestyles and Adjustment to Separation.
SourceJournal of Divorce, 1980, Vol. 3, 379 - 390
DOIDOI:10.1300/J279v03n04_04
Investigation
PublicRecently seperated, San Francisco and Almeda, USA, 1976
 1976-1977
Survey nameNot available
SampleNot available
 At random sample from county clerk records of persons who had filed for divorce. Excluded were respondents under age of 20, those who had been married less than six months, and the spouse of chosen respondents.
Respondents N =298
Non Response50 %
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksSame study also reported in CHIRI 1982
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How happy are you currently.....? 1 very happy 2 pretty happy 3 not too happy
ClassificationO-HL-c-sq-v-3-h
Author's labelOverall happiness
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Préseparation marital lifestyleM03aa01aCharacteristics of earlier marriage-relationship(s)