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Correlational findings

Study Kamp Dush et al. (2008): study US 1980 /1

Public
Married people, USA, followed 20 years 1980-2000
Survey name
US-Longitudinal study Instability of marriage over life course
Sample
Respondents
N = 2034
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's Label
Public assistance
Our Classification
Remarks
Assessed at each wave. T1-T6 difference: 20 years
Distribution
Range=0-1, M=0.10, SD=
Operationalization
Used public assistance
1 yes

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ca b-fix = +.01 ns T1-T6 CHANGE happiness by T1-T6 CHANGE use of public assistance

b-fix controled for CHANGE in:
- children be low 18
- marital happiness
- family income
- wife ermployed full-time
- Husband employed
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ca b-fix = +.01 ns b-fix additionally controled for CHANGE in:
- husband's share of household work
- equal decision making
- traditional gender attitudes
- traditional marriage attitudes