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Correlational findings

Study Gschwandtner et al. (2015): study GB 2012

Public:
16+ aged, general public UK, 2012
Survey name:
UK-BHPS combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 31946
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Interviews and self completion form

Correlate

Authors's label
Marital status
Our Classification
Operationalization
1a. Married
1b. Cohabiting
0    Not living with a partner (reference)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = +/- Married          (vs not living with a partner)
- males    +.30 (01)
- females  +.36 (01)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = + Cohabiting       (vs not living with a partner)
- males    +.17 (01)
- females  +.13 (01)

b's controled for:
- age
- socio-economic backgroud (parents education)
- own education
- employment status
- ethnicity
- region
- health behavior
  - daily consumption of fruits and vegetables
  - days walk
  - sporting