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Correlational findings

Study Ventegodt (1996): study DK 1993

Public:
31-33 aged, Denmark 1993, born in University Hospital in Copenhagen
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4611
Non Response:
39%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
brothers and sisters
Our Classification
Operationalization
brothers and sisters(1)
a1: only sisters
b1: brothers and sisters
c1: only brothers
d1: only child

half brothers and sisters(2)
a2: only full brothers and sisters
b2: both full and half brothers and sisters
c2: only half brothers and sisters
d2: only child

twin or triplet(3)
a3: identical twin
b3: fraternal twin
c3: triplet
d3: twin or triplet
e3: neither twin nor triplet

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-a = women's      men's
brothers     brothers      half brothers  twin or
and sisters  and sisters   and sisters    triplet
Ms a1:7.71   a1:7.88       a2:7.80        a3:7.71
Ms b1:7.61   b1:7.64       b2:7.60        b3:7.55
Ms c1:7.81   c1:7.91       c2:7.66        c3:7.14
Ms d1:7.74   d1:7.56       d2:7.65        d3:7.56
                                          e3:7.75
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-e = women's      men's
brothers     brothers      half brothers  twin or
and sisters  and sisters   and sisters    triplet
Ms a1:7.48   a1:7.58       a2:7.50        a3:7.29
Ms b1:7.36   b1:7.16       b2:7.20        b3:7.63
Ms c1:7.53   c1:7.53       c2:7.34        c3:7.50
Ms d1:7.48   d1:7.28       d2:7.38        d3:7.54
                                          e3:7.43
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha = women's      men's
brothers     brothers      half brothers  twin or
and sisters  and sisters   and sisters    triplet
Ms a1:7.10   a1:7.08       a2:7.09        a3:7.29
Ms b1:7.05   b1:6.84       b2:6.85        b3:7.04
Ms c1:7.09   c1:7.01       c2:6.96        c3:6.08
Ms d1:7.10   d1:6.88       d2:7.00        d3:7.05
                                          e3:7.03