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Correlational findings

Study Austrom (1984): study CA Ontario 1982

Public:
23-59 aged English speaking, Toronto and Ontario, Canada, 198?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1038
Non Response:
45%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Joint effects
Our Classification
Operationalization
1. Gender                              2. Age
3. Income (household)
4. Marital status
5. Being in love
6. Desire to change dating pattern or
   marital status
7. Locus of control
8. Social support:
   -instrumental
   -expressive
   -interpersonal demands
9. Satisfaction with:
   -job
   -financial situation
   -friendships
   -love relationships
   -living situation

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-a = .49 ALL Ss (married (including not formally married cohabitating Ss (considered as married)) and non-married):

NON-MARRIED Ss ONLY:

- males:   R² = 52%
- females: R² = 46%