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Correlational findings

Study Berkman (1971): study US Alameda County, California 1965

Public:
Adults, general public, Alameda County, USA, 1965
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6928
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Happiness of parents' marriage inchildhood
Our Classification
Operationalization
Closed question: How happy would you say your parents' marriage was when you were growing up?:
0: very unhappy/ unhappy/ somewhat
   unhappy/ somewhat happy
1: happy/ very happy.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-u-mq-v-3-a DMr = +.07 p < .05    proportion happy:
0: unhappy marriage 39.7%    AR= .46
1: happy marriage   60.3%    AR= .53
The average ridits (AR) were calculated with
the distribution of the total sample as reference