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Correlational findings

Study Else-Quest et al. (2005): study US 1992

Public:
18-59 aged, USA, 1992
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3425
Non Response:
21.4 %
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Age at first sex
Our Classification
Operationalization
Age at first vaginal intercourse
1: Early (males before 15, females before 16)
2: Average (males 16-18, females 17-19)
3: Late (males after age 19, females after age 20)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-cy-sq-v-5-a DMa = + All
1: Early   Ma = 3,50 (SD = 1,02)
2: Average Ma = 3,65 (SD = 0,96)
3: Late    Ma = 3,65 (SD = 0,91)
O-HL-cy-sq-v-5-a BMCT = p < .05 1<3,2 O-HL-cy-sq-v-5-a DMa = Males
1: Early   Ma = 3,50 (SD = 0,96)
2: Average Ma = 3,71 (SD = 0,94)
3: Late    Ma = 3,66 (SD = 0,91)
O-HL-cy-sq-v-5-a BMCT = p < .05 1<3 O-HL-cy-sq-v-5-a DMa = + ns Females
1: Early   Ma = 3,50 (SD = 1,06)
2: Average Ma = 3,60 (SD = 0,98)
3: Late    Ma = 3,63 (SD = 0,92)
O-HL-cy-sq-v-5-a BMCT = ns O-HL-cy-sq-v-5-a = Ma's controlled for:
- age
- education
- use of alcohol