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Correlational findings

Study Duffy (2004): study GB 2000

Public:
16+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 2000
Survey name:
UK-BHPS 2000
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 8952
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Marital status
Our Classification
Operationalization
1 Married
0 Not married: Widowed, Divorced/separated, Never married

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e D% = + Composition of 2% Most Happy (N=180) and
2% Least Happy (N=180) in terms of marital status

          2% Most happy  2% Least happy  Dif.
Married         62           41         +21%  
Widowed/     
divorced/
separated       34           35          -1%
Never married    5           24         -19%