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Correlational findings

Study Moen et al. (1995): study US 1956

Public:
Mothers USA, followed 30 years 1956-1986
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 313
Non Response:
20
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
And questionnaire. In 1986 also extensive life history data were collected.

Correlate

Authors's label
Early multiple role occupancy
Our Classification
Operationalization
Number of roles occupied beyond marriage and motherhood.These included frequent contact with relatives, neighbors and/or friends, regular church attendance, club memership and volunteering. (indicator of social integration)

Assessed at T1 (1956)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-CO---mq-v-3-a DMa = + T1 roles               T2 happiness          
- low                  Ma = 2,30
- high                 Ma = 2,62

Ma controled for:
- age
- T2 marital status
- T2 education