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Correlational findings

Study Schyns (2000): study DE 1992

Public:
18+ aged general public, Germany, followed 4 years, 1992-1996
Survey name:
DE-SOEP combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4398
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Marital status
Our Classification
Operationalization
a) married
b) single
c) widowed
d) divorced
e) separated

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d DM =           Mean    Unhappy(1-3) Very happy(8-10)
Married   7,4     4,0%         50,5%
Single    7,2     2,4%         40,5%
Widowed   7,3     4,9%         44,5%
Divorced  6,8     9,2%         34,6%
Separated 6,8     2,6%         30,8%