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Correlational findings

Study Alvarez-Diaz et al. (2009): study US 1985

Public:
16+ aged, general public, USA, 1985-1998
Survey name:
US-DDB-1983-1998
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 40000
Non Response:
Not reported
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Married
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: Married
2:Single

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLP-c-sq-v-6-a b = +.29 p < .03 B controlled for:
- Individual characteristics
- Income
- Financial Satisfaction
- Education
- Gender
- Children
- Employment status
- Age
- Age squared
- Church attendance
- Ethnicity
- Interpersonal Trust
- Health of respondent
- State characteristics
- State population
- State income
- Racial diversity
- Social capital
- Culture

B similar when controlled either for:
- Transfer payments
- Government Ideology
- Democratic Party Control
Instead of:
- economic regulation