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Correlational findings

Study Ventegodt (1995): study DK 1993

Public:
18-88 aged, general public, Denmark, 1993
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1494
Non Response:
39%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
co-habitants
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question:
" With whom do you live?"
a: living alone
b: spouse partner
c: own children
d: partners children
e: adopted children
f: friends
g: biological parents
h: others

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a DMt = a: living alone       Mt=7.16
b: spouse partner     Mt=7.95
c: own children       Mt=7.96
d: partners children  Mt=7.85
e: adopted children   Mt=7.28
f: friends            Mt=7.50
g: biological parents Mt=8.04
h: others             Mt=7.18
All                   Mt=7.83
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e DMt = a: living alone       Mt=6.73
b: spouse partner     Mt=7.68
c: own children       Mt=7.59
d: partners children  Mt=7.43
e: adopted children   Mt=7.05
f: friends            Mt=7.00
g: biological parents Mt=7.43
h: others             Mt=6.84  
All                   Mt=7.48
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha DMt = a: living alone       Mt=6.13
b: spouse partner     Mt=7.23
c: own children       Mt=6.99
d: partners children  Mt=7.43  
e: adopted children   Mt=7.05
f: friends            Mt=6.63
g: biological parents Mt=7.00
h: others             Mt=6.51
All                   Mt=6.99