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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
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).