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Correlational findings

Study Vendrik & Woltjer (2007): study DE 1984

Public:
18+ aged general public, Germany, followed 17 years, 1984-2001
Survey name:
DE-SOEP combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 102068
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Couple/single parent
Our Classification
Operationalization
a) couple
b) single parent
1 yes
0 no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.29 a) couple O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = -.17 b) single parent

b controlled for:
- household income
- reference household income
- unemployement status
- years of education
- age
- weekly hours worked