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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
Being younger than spouse
Our Classification
Operationalization
0: Same age or older
1: Younger

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-a D% = + s 35 % of the relatively dissatisfied, 27 % of the
satisfied and 17 % of the very satisfied were
the same age as their husband or older (sign.)
No relationship among men