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Correlational findings

Study Gwanfogbe et al. (1970): study CM 1965

Public:
Mothers of young child, rural areas, Cameroon, 196?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 300
Non Response:
37%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Wife order
Our Classification
Operationalization
Wife order
1 first wife
2 second wife
3 third wife
4 fourth wife
5 fifth or higher

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-2-a r = +.11 p < .05 junior wives happier O-HL-u-sq-v-2-a Beta = ns Beta controled for:
- marital satisfaction
- husband's supportiveness
- socio economic status

Using mean substitution for missing variables, along with backwards eliminaton of variables.
O-HL-u-sq-v-2-a Beta = +.14 ns Using listwise deletion of missing data along with backwards elimination of varables.
N =152.