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Correlational findings

Study Frijters et al. (2006): study RU 1994

Public:
18-65 aged general public, Russia, followed yearly, 1994-2001
Survey name:
RU-RLMS combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 38000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Marital status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Marital status:
a) married
b) divorced
c) widowed
d) divorced since last interview: see separate correlational finding
e) single (reference group)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-n Beta-f = +.17 a) married, men (vs. single) O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-n Beta-f = +.20 a) married, women (vs. single) O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-n Beta-f = -.68 b) divorced, men (vs. single) O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-n Beta-f = -.67 b) divorced, women (vs. single) O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-n Beta-f = -.61 c) widowed, men (vs. single) O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-n Beta-f = -.47 c) widowed, women (vs. single)

All beta's controlled for:
- children
- health
- age
- employment status
- household income
- income in region