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Correlational findings

Study Headey (1981): study AU 1978

Public
Adults, general public, Australia, 1978
Sample
Respondents
N = 679
Non Response
not reported
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's Label
Marriage index
Our Classification
Remarks
All items scored on the same rating scale as the question on happiness.
Distribution
M = 7.5   SD = 1.3
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Index of 3 single questions on satisfaction with:
a: Your wife/husband
b: Your marriage
c: Your sex life
All scored on a 1-9 D-T rating scale, summation by average.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-9-a r = +.42 p < .001 O-DT-u-sqt-v-9-a Beta = +.17 married cases
Beta's controlled for satisfaction with
- self-fulfillment
- sex life
- problem handling
- family activities
- work around the house
- mother
- health
- house
- standard of living
- assertiveness
- friends
- fun and enjoyment