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Correlational findings

Study Peiro (2006): study ZZ 1995

Public:
16+ aged, general public, 16 nations, 1995
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 16000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Marital status
Our Classification
Operationalization
a: never married (reference)
b: maried
c: widowed
d: separated (=seperated or divorced)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a OLRC = Argentina
b: married:   OLRC = +.67 (01)
c: widowed:   OLRC = +.43 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC = -.02 (ns)
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a OLRC = Australia
b: married:   OLRC= +.79 (01)
c: widowed:   OLRC= -.42 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.28 (ns)
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a OLRC = Chile
b: married:   OLRC= +.36 (ns)
c: widowed:   OLRC= -.33 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.66 (05)
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a OLRC = China
b: married:   OLRC= +.08 (ns)
c: widowed:   OLRC= +.30 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.75 (ns)
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a OLRC = Dominican Republic
b: married:   OLRC= +.12 (ns)
c: widowed:   OLRC= +.49 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.56 (ns)
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a OLRC = Finland
b: married:   OLRC= +.53 (05)
c: widowed:   OLRC= -.25 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.39 (ns)
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a OLRC = Japan
b: married:   OLRC= +1.40 (01)
c: widowed:   OLRC= +1.19 (05)
d: separated: OLRC= +.67 (ns)
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a OLRC = Nigeria
b: married:   OLRC= -.19 (ns)
c: widowed:   OLRC= -.89 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.90 (05)
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a OLRC = Peru
b: married:   OLRC= +.33 (ns)
c: widowed:   OLRC= +.46 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.73 (05)
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a OLRC = Russia
b: married:   OLRC= +.58 (01)
c: widowed:   OLRC= -.33 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.43 (ns)
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a OLRC = Spain
b: married:   OLRC= +.69  (05)
c: widowed:   OLRC= -1.02 (05)
d: separated: OLRC= -.65  (ns)
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a OLRC = Sweden
b: married:   OLRC= +.55 (05)
c: widowed:   OLRC= -.84 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.78 (05)
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a OLRC = Taiwan
b: married:   OLRC= -.21 (ns)
c: widowed:   OLRC= -.91 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.63 (ns)
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a OLRC = USA
b: married:   OLRC= +.88 (01)
c: widowed:   OLRC= +.23 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.07 (ns)
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a OLRC = Venezuela
b: married:   OLRC= +.22 (ns)
c: widowed:   OLRC= -.45 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.06 (ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa OLRC = Argentina
b: married:   OLRC= +.50 (05)
c: widowed:   OLRC= +.40 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= +.15 (ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa OLRC = Australia
b: married:   OLRC= +.72 (01)
c: widowed:   OLRC= +.21 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.35 (ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa OLRC = Chile
b: married:   OLRC= +.45 (05)
c: widowed:   OLRC= +.22 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.15 (ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa OLRC = China
b: married:   OLRC= -.02 (ns)
c: widowed:   OLRC= +.52 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.23 (ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa OLRC = Dominican Republic )
b: married:   OLRC= +.31 (ns)
c: widowed:   OLRC= +.46 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.11 (ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa OLRC = Finland
b: married:   OLRC= +.24 (ns)
c: widowed:   OLRC= -.04 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.24 (ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa OLRC = Japan
b: married:   OLRC= +.46 (ns)
c: widowed:   OLRC= +.85 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.21 (ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa OLRC = Nigeria
b: married:   OLRC= +.26 (ns)
c: widowed:   OLRC= -.67 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.31 (ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa OLRC = Peru
b: married:   OLRC= +.55 (01)
c: widowed:   OLRC= -.22 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.03 (ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa OLRC = Russia
b: married:   OLRC= +.06 (ns)
c: widowed:   OLRC= -.21 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.35 (ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa OLRC = Spain
b: married:   OLRC= +.50 (05)
c: widowed:   OLRC= -.39 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.14 (ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa OLRC = Sweden
b: married:   OLRC= +.15 (05)
c: widowed:   OLRC= +.05 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.77 (01)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa OLRC = Taiwan to never married)
b: married:   OLRC= +.46 (ns)
c: widowed:   OLRC= -.55 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.22 (ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa OLRC = USA
b: married:   OLRC= +.77 (01)
c: widowed:   OLRC= -.09 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= -.29 (ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa OLRC = Venezuela
b: married:   OLRC= +.41 (01)
c: widowed:   OLRC= +.51 (ns)
d: separated: OLRC= +.15 (ns)

OLRC controlled for:
-age
-health
-gender
-number of children
-size of town
-education
-labor market status
-income.

OLRC (Ordered Logit Regression Coefficient) cannot be interpreted as an absolute effect-size. The coefficients only denote relative differences in correlation and whether the correlations are negative or positive. E.g.  correlations between being married and happiness are usually positive, but there are differences: the positive correlations are higher in Australia than in Finland or Chile.