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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
Intercourse frequency
Our Classification
Remarks
Assessed at T1(1988) and T3 (1990)
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question about current frequency of sexual intercourse
1 less than once a month
2
3
4
5
6 4 or more times per week

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b = T3 intercourse frequency by T3 happiness O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b r = +.15 p < .05 women initially infertile          N = 174 O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b r = +.34 p < .01 men initially infertile            N = 174 O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b r = +.00 ns women presumed fertile controls    N = 74 O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b r = +.07 ns men presumed fertile controls      N = 74