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Correlational findings

Study Kolstad (1996): study NO 1990

Public:
17+ aged, general public, Norway, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 995
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)
Supplemented by two waves of mail questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's label
Life stage
Our Classification
Operationalization
A Living alone,        age <35  
B Couple no children   age <35
C Single with children age <35
D Family with children
E Couple no children   age >35
F Single no children   age >35
G Single with children age >35

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-c Beta = +.19 p < .05 Beta controlled for
- occupation

Adjusted deviations from grand means of satisfaction with life in general dependent on interaction life stage and occupational groups:
A Living alone, age <35        -.14
B Couple no children age <35   +.16
C Single with children age <35 -.05
D Family with children         +.08
E Couple no children age >35   -.02
F Single no children age >35   -.32
G Single with children age >35 -.46