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Correlational findings

Study Andrews & Withey (1976): study US 1972 /2

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, Nov 1972
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1072
Non Response:
38%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
using highly structured questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's label
Family life cycle
Our Classification
  • AGE Age career Stage of life
  • CHILDREN: HAVING (parental status) Current parental status
  • FAMILY OF PROCREATION Family career (family life-cycle)
  • MARRIAGE: CURRENT MARITAL STATUS Married state (compared to non-married states)
Operationalization
a. Unmarried, under forty-five years of age, no children at home
 b. Married, under forty-five years of age, no children at home
 c. Married, any age, youngest child under five years of age
 d. Married, any age, youngest child five-fourteen years old
 e. Married, any age, youngest child fifteen-seventeen years old
 f. Married, forty-five years of age or older, no children at home
 g. Unmarried, forty-five years of age or older, no children at home
 h. Unmarried, any age, children of any age

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a DM = - a. M=5.1    Mt'=6.8
 b. M=5.5    Mt'=7.5
 c.  M=5.5   Mt'=7.5
 d.  M=5.6   Mt'=7.7
 e.  M=5.6   Mt'=7.7
 f.  M=5.6   Mt'=7.7
 g.  M=5.3   Mt'=7.2
 h.  M=4.9   Mt'=6.5
O-SLL-c-sq-v-3-a DM = ± a.  M=3.0   Mt'=5.0
 b.  M=3.2   Mt'=5.5
 c.  M=3.2   Mt'=5.5
 d.  M=3.2   Mt'=5.5
 e.  M=3.5   Mt'=6.3
 f.  M=3.3   Mt'=5.8
 g.  M=3.0   Mt'=5.0
 h.  M=2.7   Mt'=4.3
O-HV-u-sq-v-7-b DM = + a. M=5.2   Mt'=7.0
 b. M=5.7   Mt'=7.8
 c. M=5.5   Mt'=7.5
 d. M=5.5   Mt'=7.5
 e. M=5.7   Mt'=7.8
 f. M=5.6   Mt'=7.7
 g. M=5.2   Mt'=7.0
 h. M=5.1   Mt'=6.8
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa DM = + a. M=3.1   Mt'=5.2
 b. M=3.4   Mt'=6.0
 c. M=3.3   Mt'=5.8
 d. M=3.3   Mt'=5.8
 e. M=3.4   Mt'=6.0
 f. M=3.4   Mt'=6.0
 g. M=2.9   Mt'=4.8
 h. M=2.8   Mt'=4.5
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = - a. M=1.1   Mt'=6.1         
 b. M=2.0   Mt'=7.0
 c. M=1.9   Mt'=6.9
 d. M=1.9   Mt'=6.9
 e. M=2.1   Mt'=7.1
 f. M=1.7   Mt'=6.7
 g. M=1.1   Mt'=6.1
 h. M=0.1   Mt'=5.1