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Correlational findings

Study Mookherjee (1998): study US 1991

Public
60+aged, metropolitian areas, USA, 1982-1991
Survey name
US-NORC
Sample
Respondents
N = 2739
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Marital Status
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: Married
0: Not married

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a D% = + % Happy (very+pretty):
Married     90%
Not-married 82%
-difference  8%
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a r = +.24 p < .0001 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a AoV = p < .00001 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a Beta = +.14 Control variables are not reported