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Correlational findings

Study Kusago (2007): study JP 1978

Public:
General public, Japan, 3 annual 1978-2002
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 18
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
not reported, assumed

Correlate

Authors's label
Marital status
Our Classification
Operationalization
a. single
b. divorced/ widowed
c. married (reference)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-e b = -.19 p < .01 1978

Single           (vs married)
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-e b = -.22 p < .01 Divorced/widowed (vs married) O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-e b = -.27 p < .01 1990

Single           (vs married)
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-e b = -.21 p < .01 Divorced/widowed (vs married) O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-e b = -.17 p < .01 2002

Single           (vs married)
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-e b = -.14 p < .05 Divorced/widowed (vs married)

B's controlled for:
-age
-gender
-employment status
-house ownership
-family income