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Correlational findings

Study Weingarten (1985): study US 1976

Public:
21+ aged whites, first married; divorced and remarried, USA, 1976
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1452
Non Response:
36%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview at home

Correlate

Authors's label
Divorce
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 First-married
1 Currently divorced.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLL-c-sq-v-3-a G = -.52 p < .01 % not very satisfied:
  - first married        6
  - currently divorced  17
                         
O-SLL-c-sq-v-3-a r = -.16 p < .0001
Differences significant after control for education, time since divorce and sex.