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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
difference in educational levels
Our Classification
Operationalization
Difference in education between spouses
1.similar
1a: both long post-secondary(level IV)
1b: both intermediate post-
    secondary(levelIII)
1c: both short post-secondary (level II)
1d: neither has any post-secondary
    education (level I)
2.dissimiar
2a: woman long (IV), man none (I)
2b: man long (IV), woman none (I)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a DMt = + similar:     dissimilar:
1a: Mt=8.13  2a:7.50     
1b: Mt=7.75  2b:8.21
1c: Mt=7.84
1d: Mt=8.06
All 1: =8.03   2:8.05
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e DMt = - similar      dissimilar
1a: Mt=7.91  2a:6.88
1b: Mt=7.50  2b:7.68
1c: Mt=7.84
1d: Mt=7.73
All 1:  7.73   2:7.50
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha DMt = - similar:     dissimilar:
1a: Mt=6.88  2a:6.88
1b: Mt=7.09  2b:7.14
1c: Mt=7.28
1d: Mt=7.39
All   1:7.33   2:7.31