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Correlational findings

Study Spruijt (1997): study NL 1992

Public:
12 - 24 aged children of divorce, 1992, The Netherlands
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 114
Non Response:
26,1 %
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
And questionnaire. One of the parents of the youngstres is also interviewed to determine stepfamily lifestyle

Correlate

Authors's label
either stepmother or stepfather
Our Classification
Operationalization
Lives in family with
1: stepfather
2: stepmother

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-u-sq-l-11-a Beta = +.08 ns Beta controlled for:
- stepfamily lifestyle (traditionalism)
- time since (step)family formation
- frequency of contact with nonresident parent
- social class of stepfamily
- age
- sex
- educational level