print

Correlational findings

Study Stillman & Liang (2010): study AU 2001

Public:
15+ aged general public, Australia, followed 8 years 2001-2009
Survey name:
AU-HILDA combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 778666
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Singles/couples
Our Classification
Distribution
Female: All: 52.5 %; Stable Single: 56%; Stable Couple: 52%.
Operationalization
1 Changed marital status between T-T2 (8 years)
0 No change between T1 and T2
  a: Stable Couples
  b: Stable Singles

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d DM = +/- Changed marital status M = 7,6
Stable Couples         M = 8,0
Stable Singles         M = 7.3