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Correlational findings

Study Ekici & Koydemir (2014): study TR 2008

Public:
15+ aged, general public, Turkey, 2008
Survey name:
EU-EVS
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2381
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Marital status
Our Classification
Operationalization
a. Never married (reference category)
b. Married
c. Divorced

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OLRC = p < .05 probability of being more/less happy (vs never married):

MARRIED
- very satisfied          + 5% (.05)
- somewhat satisfied      + 2% (.10)
- medium satisfied        - 2% (.05)
- somewhat dissatisfied   - 3% (.10)
- very dissatisfied       - 3% (.10)

DIVORCED
- very satisfied          - 3% (ns)
- somewhat satisfied      - 1% (ns)
- medium satisfied        + 1% (ns)
- somewhat dissatisfied   + 2% (ns)
- very dissatisfied       + 2% (ns)
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-g OLRC = p < .10 MARRIED
- very happy              + 5% (.10)
- quite happy             + 0% (ns)
- not very happy          - 3% (.10)
- not at all happy        - 2% (.10)

DIVORCED
- very happy              - 4% (ns)
- quite happy             - 0% (ns)
- not very happy          + 2% (ns)
- not at all happy        + 2% (ns)

OLRCs adjusted for:
- income
- employment
- age
- gender
- religiosity