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Correlational findings

Study Kye & Park (2014): study KR 2009

Public:
30-69 aged, general population, South Korea 2009
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1530
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Marrital status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Marital status was defined as being part of a couple or not.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-g-sq-v-4-m D% = + p < .001 Marital status
                  % happy %unhappy  %difference
- Part of couple        61.3  38.7   +22.6
- Not part of couple    47.8  52.3   -4.5
O-HL-g-sq-v-4-m OR = 1.58 p < .05 Part of couple (vs not)
OR CI95[1,08-2,31] controled for:
- socio-demographic factors
  - age
  - income
  - education
- stress
- healthy behavior
  - smoking
  - healthy eating
  - regular exercise
- exercise environment
  - parks
  - fitness clubs
  - mountain trails