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Correlational findings

Study Huang & Humphreys (2010): study US 2005 /1

Public:
18+ aged, general public, United States of America, 2005 - 2009
Survey name:
US-BRFSS 2005-09
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1589266
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's Label
Marital status
Our Classification
Distribution
1:  64.3%; 0a 18.7% ; 0b16.9%
Operationalization
1Married
0 Not married
   a: Single/never married (reference)
   b ;Divorced/separated/widowed

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e Beta = +.15 p < .01 Married      (vs single, never married) O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-e Beta = -.2 p < .01 Divorced/separated/widowed (vs single, never)

Betas controled for
- individual characteristics
  -income
  - sexe
  - age
  - education
  - employment status
  - ethnicity
- county characteristics
  - medion household income
  - population dessity
  - % population in urnan area
  - % ownner occupied hpusing
  - % black population
  - % hispanic population
  - % all minirity
  - sports facilities in county