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Correlational findings

Study Aldous & Ganey (1999): study US 1972

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1972-1993
Survey name:
US-GSS
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 101630
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with familiy life
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on single question:
On the whole, how much satisfaction do you get from your friendships?
7: a very great deal
6: a great deal
5: quite a bit
4: a fair amount
3: some
2: a little
1: none

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a Beta = +.12 p < .001 All white males O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a Beta = +.10 ns All black males O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a Beta = +.08 p < .01 All white females O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a Beta = +.11 p < .05 All black females O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a Beta = +.08 ns Married white males O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a Beta = +.06 ns Married black males O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a Beta = +.05 ns Married white females O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a Beta = +.06 ns Married black females


Beta's controlled for
-marital satisfaction
-number of children
-marital status
-satisfaction with job
-satisfaction with financial situation
-family income
-satisfaction with health
-satisfaction with friendships
-religious service attendance
-age of subject