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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
childlesness
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question:
"Do you have children ?"
different answercategories converted to:
1. Without children
  a. first pregnant
  b. chosen not to have children
  c. involuntary childless
2. Has children

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a = women:       
1:  Mt=7.71
1a: Mt=8.61  
1b: Mt=7.50  
1c: Mt=7.00  
2:  Mt=7.71
All  Mt=7.70
A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a = men:       
1:  Mt=7.73
1a: Mt=7.50  
1b: Mt=8.19  
1c: Mt=6.36  
2:  Mt=7.86
All  Mt=7.79
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e = women:          
1:  Mt=7.29  
1a: Mt=8.89  
1b: Mt=7.29  
1c: Mt=7.13  
2:  Mt=7.50
All  Mt=7.44
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e = men:       
1:  Mt=7.20
1a: Mt=7.73  
1b: Mt=7.28  
1c: Mt=6.59  
2:  Mt=7.55
All  Mt=7.41
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha = women:          
1:  Mt=7.11  
1a: Mt=9.45  
1b: Mt=6.46  
1c: Mt=7.00  
2:  Mt=7.50
All  Mt=7.00
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha = men:       
1:  Mt=6.65
1a: Mt=7.73  
1b: Mt=6.14  
1c: Mt=7.05  
2:  Mt=7.03
All  Mt=6.90