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Correlational findings

Study Jones (2002a): study CA 1998

Public:
12-15 aged, Canada, 1998
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 31194
Non Response:
13%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Family composition
Our Classification
Operationalization
Composition of family
a: step family
b: two-parent family
c: lone-parent family

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n D% = % very happy
a: step family         23%
b: two-parent family   30%
c: lone-parent family  27%
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = +.00 p < .939 girls from lone-parent family O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = +.16 p < .001 boys from lone parent family O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = -.09 p < .113 girls, stepchild O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = -.08 p < .146 boys, stepchild O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = +.11 p < .142 Children with religious affiliation only: (girls N= 1192, boys N=1178)

girls, lone parent
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = +.23 p < .001 boys, lone parent O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = +.04 p < .547 girls, step child O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = -.01 p < .869 boys, stepchild

B controlled for:
- child's age
- religion
- worship frequency, child
- public school attendee or not
- education of the mother
- working mother or not
- smoking and drinking by the mother
- household income
- region