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Correlational findings

Study Slag (2017): study KR 2009

Public:
18+ aged general public, South Korea, followed 5 years 2009-2014
Survey name:
KR-KLIPS combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 79474
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's Label
Marital status
Our Classification
Distribution
a) Mean: 0.22; SD: 0.41
b) Mean: 0.65, SD: 0.48
c) Mean: 0.005; SD:0.075
d) Mean: 0.03; SD: 0.18
e) Mean: 0.09; SD: 0.29
Operationalization
Marital status:
a) Single
b) Married
c) Separated
d) Divorced
e) Widowed (reference group)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-b b-fix = -.17 p < .01 a) single     (vs widowed) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-b b-fix = +.01 ns b) married   (vs Widowed) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-b b-fix = -.11 p < .10 c) separated  (vs wodowed) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-b b-fix = -.16 p < .01 d) divorced  (vs widowed)

b-fix controlled for:
- yersly change of household income
- earlier household income
- reference group income
- age
- employment status
- health status
- education level