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Correlational findings

Study Oishi et al. (2007a): study 1981

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 96 nations, 1981-2000
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurv 1-5
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 118519
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Stable long-term relationships
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreported, respondents indicated (in deciles)whether they were currently in a stable long-term relationship.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a DM = 0 ns The most happy (10)do not differ from moderately happy (9 or 8) with resppect to stable intimate relationships O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = -.00 ns Nonlinear effect of happiness on stable intimate relationship is not significant. Most satisfied people have similar amount of stable long-term relationships compared to the moderately happy.


Control variables not reported.