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Correlational findings

Study Glenn (1975): study US 1963

Public:
40-59 aged mothers, non-institutionalized, USA, 1963-66
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 902
Non Response:
-
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Postparental stage
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Children still living with parents   1 'Empty nest'

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-g-sq-v-3-c G = +.16 p < .05 Age 40-49: G' = +.29 (01)
Age 50-59: G' = -.11 (ns)
G' based on proportion very happy.