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Correlational findings

Study Asendorpf (2008): study 2000

Public:
18+ aged, Germany, followed 6 years, 2000-2006
Survey name:
DE-SOEP 2006
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 13541
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Change in living situation
Our Classification
Operationalization
T1-T2 change into
a living alone and being single
b living apart together (LAT)
c cohabiting with partner
d married and living together

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d = T1-T2 CHANGE of happiness by CHANGE to: O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.22 p < .01 Living alone and being single O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.01 ns Living apart together O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.02 ns Cohabiting with partner O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.04 ns Married and living together

B's controlled for:
- number of children
- education
- prestige of profession
- personality
- age
- gender
- size of city