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Correlational findings

Study Hawkins & Booth (2005): study US 1980

Public
Couples, USA, followed 12 years, 1980-1992
Survey name
US-Longitudinal study Instability of marriage over life course
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
35%
Assessment
Interview: Computer Assisted Telephone Interview (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's Label
Gender
Our Classification
Remarks
T1(1980), T2(1983), T3(1988) and T4(1992)
Distribution
M=0.62, SD=0.48, Range 0-1
Operationalization
0=Female
1=Male

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ad r = .00 ns Male gender (vs female) by T4 Happiness (1992) O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ad r = +.05 ns Male gender (vs female) by T1 Happiness (1980) O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ad Beta = +.00 ns Male gender (vs female) by T1-T4 CHANGE in happiness(T4 happiness controlling T1 happiness)
Controlling for
- Continuously married
- Divorced/Unmarried
- Divorced/Remarried
- Age
- White
- Years of education
- Family income
- Number of children
- Stepchild
- Religiosity
- Remarried
- Cohabited