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Correlational findings

Study Rose (1955): study US 1952

Public:
Married couples, middle aged, middle-class, USA, 1952-53
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 416
Non Response:
50 %
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Administered at home and rating by children.

Correlate

Authors's label
Fondness of child for parents
Our Classification
Operationalization
Rating by child (sociology student) who
participated in the study.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-a D% = + p < .05 Positive among females only

The mother's life-satisfaction was just as closely related to her child's fondness for his
father as it was to the child's fondness for her.
The child's fondness for both of his parents was
not related to the Father's life satisfaction