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Correlational findings

Study DeGraaf (2006): study NL 1996

Public:
Homo- and heterosexual men and women, The Netherlands 1996
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 7069
Non Response:
7
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
by professionals

Correlate

Authors's label
Sexual preference
Our Classification
Operationalization
Individuals were categorized as homosexual or heterosexual by the interviewers on the basis of their sexual contacts in the preceding year
0: heter-sexual
1: homo-sexual

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-a DM = -,17 p < .045 Women
- hetero-sexual: M = 4,80  SD = 1,01
- homo-sexual  : M = 4,63  SD = 1,11
Difference          -0,17
CI95:[-0,50 - +0,16]
M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-a DM = -,71 p < .0000 Men:
- hetero-sexuals: M = 4,92  SD = 0,99
- homo-sexuals  : M = 4,21  SD = 1,49
Difference           -0,71
CI95: [-1,00 - -0,43]
M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-a DM = -,51 p < .0000 All
- hetero-sexuals:  M = 4,86   SD = 1,00
- homo-sexuals:    M = 4,35   SD = 1,34
Difference            -0,51
CI95: [-0,72 - -0,28]