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Correlational findings

Study Bartram (2011): study US 1995

Public:
18-94 aged natives and immigrants, USA, 1995
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 3
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1339
Non Response:
203
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Marital Status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Percentage of respondents:
a) Married
b) Split
c) Widowed
d) Single (reference category)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a Beta = +.17 p < .000 MARRIED (vs single) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a b = +.72 p < .000 MARRIED (vs single)

B=+.52 (p<.002) when additionally controlled for financial satisfaction
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a b = -.05 p < .163 SPLIT (vs single) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a Beta = -.32 p < .163 SPLIT (vs single)

B=-.11 (p<.58) when additionally controlled for financial satisfaction
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a Beta = -.01 p < .263 WIDOWED (vs single)

B's and Beta's controlled for:
- Immigrant status
- Ln(income)
- Interaction ln(income)*immigrant status
- Children
- Age
- Unemployed
- Religion
- Health



Similar results are found in an ordered logit model.
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a b = -.04 p < .263 WIDOWED (vs single)

B=-.19 (p<.42) when additionally controlled for financial satisfaction

's and Beta's controlled for:
- Immigrant status
- Ln(income)
- Interaction ln(income)*immigrant status
- Children
- Age
- Unemployed
- Religion
- Health

Similar results are found in an ordered logit model.