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Correlational findings

Study Hawkins & Booth (2005): study US 1980

Public
Couples, USA, followed 12 years, 1980-1992
Sample
Respondents
N = 1150
Non Response
35%
Assessment
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's Label
Age
Our Classification
Distribution
M=35.46, SD=8.94, Range 19-54
Operationalization
Age at T1 (1980)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ad r = +.05 ns T1 age by T1 happiness (1980) O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ad Beta = .00 ns Controlling for
- Continuously married
- Divorced/Unmarried
- Divorced/Remarried
- Overall happiness at T1
- Gender
- White
- Years of education
- Family income
- Number of children
- Stepchild
- Religiosity
- Remarried
- Cohabited
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ad r = +.11 p < .01 T1 age by T4 happiness (12 year interval)