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Correlational findings

Study Bookwala & Schulz (1996): study US 1991

Public:
65+ aged couples, United States, 1991
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1040
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Participants completed a structured interview and the interviews were conducted separately with each spouse.

Correlate

Authors's label
Happiness of spouce
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on single question:
How do you feel about your life as a whole?
6  delighted
5
4
3
2
1 terrible

Same question answered by husbands and wives

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sq-v-6-a r = +.34 p < .001