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Correlational findings

Study Ruvolo (1998): study US Detroit 1987

Public:
Newly wed couples, USA, followed one year 1987-1988
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 634
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
In the first wave of study, they were interviewed seprately face to face. In the second wave, it is interviewd via telephone.

Correlate

Authors's label
Later (not) consideration of leaving marriage
Our Classification
Operationalization
How often have you considered leaving your (husband/wife)
4: Never
3: Rarely
2: Sometimes
1: Often

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-n-10-f r = +.19 p < .05 Wives: T1 general happiness by T2 consideration of divorce O-HL-c-sq-n-10-f r = +.20 p < .05 Husband: T1 general happiness by T2 consideration of divorce