Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the sample (N = 834)

From: Happily Stressed: The Complexity of Well-Being in Midlife

Demographic characteristic (%)
Gender
 Male 54
 Female 46
Race/ethnicity  
 White 72
 African American 13
 Latino/a 10
 Asian American 2
 Other 4
Relationship status
 Married 71
 Cohabiting 6
 Close partner 4
 Occasional dating 4
 No relationship 15
Geographical region
 South 33
 West 24
 Northeast 21
 Midwest 22
Education level
 High school or less 20
 Some college 37
 4-year degree 43
Hours employed per week
 40 h or more 57
 21–39 h 11
 1–20 h 6
 Unemployed 10
 Retired 16