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Correlational findings

Study Pfeifer (2013): study DE 2003

Public:
16+ aged general public, Germany, followed 5 years, 2003-2008
Survey name:
DE-SOEP combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 9972
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Serious/permanent partnership
Our Classification
Distribution
M=0.83; SD=0.36
Operationalization
Marital state:
a) 1 serious partnership
b) 0 no serious partnership

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.41 p < .01 none b controlled for:
- number of close friends
- household income
- number of persons in household
- german citizenship
- age
- subjective health-status
- employment status
- educational career
- year dummy 2008
- regions