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Correlational findings

Study Paul & Guilbert (2013): study AU 2001

Public:
18+ aged general public, Australia, followed 4 years 2001-2005
Survey name:
AU-HILDA combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 8530
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Marital status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Marital status:
a) married
b) seperated
c) divorced
d) widowed
e) never married (reference group)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d OPRC = +.28 p < .05 a) married (vs never married) O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d OPRC = -.23 p < .05 b) seperated (vs never married) O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d OPRC = -.17 p < .05 c) divorced (vs never married) O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d OPRC = +.07 ns d) widowed (vs never married)

OPRC controlled for:
- Household income
- Past household income
- Reference group income
- Age
- Education level
- Gender
- Employment status
- Health
- Living in/outside city
- Indiginous
- Parents together
- Volunteering
- Care performed
- Working hours
- Commuting