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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 methods
Interviews, tests and questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's label
Lived with both parents
Our Classification
Operationalization
Based on questions at T1 whether respondent's natural parents are alive, whether he lives with his own mother and father, and wether his parents are divorced of separated. 0 = broken home, 1 = home intact

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-g-mq-v-5-a tau = ns 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