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Correlational findings

Study Nock (1981): study US 1973

Public:
16+ aged working force, USA, followed 5 years, 1973-1977
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 963
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Multiple transitions
Our Classification
Operationalization
Change in family situation in last 5 years.
1= change in marital status AND number of children
0= other

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-n-7-c b = -.38 ns T1-T2 CHANGE in happiness: correlation with T2 happiness, controlled T1 happiness O-SLu-c-sq-n-7-c b = -.06 ns B's further controlled for:
- education
- sex
- race
- age