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Correlational findings

Study Abbey et al. (1994): study US 1988

Public:
Infertile couples and matched controls, followed 3 years, USA 1988-1990
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 496
Non Response:
20%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
at T1 face-to-face, at T2 and T3 by telephone

Correlate

Authors's label
Spouse conflict
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on 7 questions assessing the extend to which respondents felt that their spouce acted cold, judgmental, unpleasant or showed dislike

Rated: not at all (1) to a great deal (5)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b = T3 spouse conflict by T3 happiness O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b r = -.31 p < .01 women initially infertile          N = 174 O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b Beta = -.02 ns O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b r = -.50 p < .01 men initially infertile            N = 174 O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b r = -.38 p < .01 men presumed fertile controls      N = 74 O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b Beta = -.29 p < .01 O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b r = -.51 p < .01 women presumed fertile controls    N = 74 O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b Beta = -.14 ns O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b Beta = -.05 ns Beta controled for:
- home stress
- personal contro
- network support
- coping style