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Correlational findings

Study Orden & Bradburn (1968): study US 1963

Public:
Married people,USA, metropolitan areas, 1963-1965
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1738
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
1. Individual own assessment (self report) 2. Self-administered questionnaire read to the respondents containing an index of marriage tensions and marriage satisfactions

Correlate

Authors's label
Marriage happiness rating
Our Classification
  • MARRIAGE: RELATIONSHIP Attitudes to current marriage-relationship Satisfaction with marriage
Operationalization
Self-report on single question:
 Taking all things together, would you say your marriage is
 3: very happy        
 2: pretty happy      
 1: not too happy

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a G = + males           +.68
 females         +.86