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Correlational findings

Study Kalmuss et al. (1992): study US 1989

Public:
Unmarried teenage mothers, USA, 1989-1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 527
Non Response:
>10%
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
parenters versus placers
Our Classification
Operationalization
Pregnancy resolution choice:
0: kept baby (parenters)
1: placed baby for adoption (placers)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SL?-?-sq-v-4-a b = +.04 ns B controlled for:
- age in years
- race (black or withe)
- lived with both parents
- received public assistance while growing up
- high school graduate
- lived in maternity residence while pregnant