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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
Dissatisfaction withage of marriage
Our Classification
Operationalization
Wish to have been a little older or younger when got married

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-a D% = - p < .05 48 % of the dissatisfied women and only 14 % of
the satisfied women wish to have got married
younger or older (sign.)
Among males 15 % of the dissatisfied and 9 % of
the satisfied wish they had been a little older
when they got married (sign.) No difference
in the proportion of males saying they wish
they had married at a younger age