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Correlational findings

Study Bradburn & Caplovitz (1965): study US Illinois 1962

Public:
Adult, general public, 4 towns, varying in economic prosperity, Illinois, USA, 1962
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2006
Non Response:
-
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Marital tension
Our Classification
Operationalization
14-item index of closed questions on marital problems concerning time spent with friends, how the house looks, household expenses, being tired, being away from home too much, disciplining children, in-laws, not showing love, work, how to spend leisure time, work around the house, religion, irritating personal habits, other.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = -.22 p < .01 A-BB-cw-mq-v-4-e G = - Index of Positive Affects:  G' = +.04 (ns)
Index of Negative Affects:  G' = +.43 (01)