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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 =
Non Response
20
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
And questionnaire. In 1986 also extensive life history data were collected.

Correlate

Authors's Label
Current depression
Our Classification
Error Estimates
alpha=,88
Operationalization
Self report on 10 questions addressing frequency of depressive symptomatology in the previous week

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-CO-*-mq-v-3-a DMa = - T1 happiness          T2 depression         
- low                 Ma = 2,47
- high                Ma = 1,57

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