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Correlational findings

Study Austrom (1980): study CA 1982

Public:
18+ aged readers of Today Magazine, Canada, 1982
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 7062
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's Label
Marital status
Our Classification
Operationalization
1 Married
   a Formally married
   b co-habiting
0 Not married
   a never married
   b formally married

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-g-sq-v-3-d D% = + % very happy
- Formally married  42,3
- cohabiting        37,9
- never married     23,0
- formerly married  22,1
O-HL-g-sq-v-3-d Chi² = 341 p < .0001 Average life satisfaction
- Formally married  7,91
- cohabiting        7,63
- never married     7,07
- formerly married  7,02
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-o r = +.20 O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-o Beta = -,08 Beta controled for
- age
- satisfaction with
  - love life
  - community
  - job
  - financial situation
- lack of close companion