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Correlational findings

Study Weick (1997): study DE 1995

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Germany, 1995
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Household composition
Our Classification
Operationalization
1. Living alone
   a single
   b divorced
   c widowed
2. Living together
   a children but no partner
   b with partner, no children
   c married, no children
   d married with young children (<6)
   e married with older children (6-16)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d DM =                             West   East
Living alone
a single                   6,7     6,0
b divorced                 6,2     5,6
c widowed                  6,4     6,6
Living together
a children, no partner     6,6     6,4
b partner, no children     7,3     6,5
c married, no children     7,2     6,4
d married, young children  7,1     6,7
e married, older children  6,9     6,3