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Correlational findings

Study Bachman et al. (1978): study US 1966

Public:
Public highschool boys followed 8 years from grade 10, USA, 1966-74
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1628
Non Response:
2.8% at T1, 17.2% at T2, 21.0% at T3, 28.9% at T4, 28.5% at T5
Assessment:
Multiple assesment methods
Interviews, tests and questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's Label
Lived with both parents
Our Classification
Remarks
Only for both natural parents alive at T1
Operationalization
Based on questions at T1 ,
1: home intact
    lives with his own mother and father
0: broken home:
    parents are divorced of separated.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-g-mq-v-5-a tau = ns                      T1 living in intact home
T1 happiness:        tau = +.03  (ns)
T2 happiness:        tau = +.02  (ns)
T3 happiness:        tau = +.03  (ns)
T4 happiness:        tau = -.02  (ns)

T1:1966, T2:1968, T3:1969, T4:1970