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Correlational findings

Study Bohn (1972): study ZZ Various nation sets 1960

Public:
21+ aged, general public, Dominican Republic, Panama and Yugoslavia, ± 1960
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 5228
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Half-structured interview by native interviewers in each country.

Correlate

Authors's Label
Having children
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Absence vs presence of living children.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a DM = - ns Negative among married persons (05)
Married persons with children are less happy (05)
than married Ss without children, singles without children and singles with children.

Among married persons:
- positive in Dominican Republic (05), esp. in
  rural areas.
- negative in Panama (01) in both urban and rural
  areas.
- negative in Yugoslavia (01), esp. in rural   areas.
- negative among females (01).
- positive among males (05).
- negative among age 40+ (01).
- not among age 21-39 (ns).
- negative among high S.E.S. (01).
- not among lower S.E.S. (ns).