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Correlational findings

Study Brodeur & Connoly (2012): study CA Quebec 1998

Public:
20-49 aged, Canada 1998-2005
Survey name:
CA-Canadian Community Health Survey: combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 29000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Marital status
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: Ever married
    a: still married
    b:divorced
    c: widowed
0: Single

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-nvt-10-a b = +.33 p < .01 Still married   (vs single)  b= +,334 O-SLW-c-sq-nvt-10-a b = -.15 p < .01 Divorced        (vs single)  b= -,153 O-SLW-c-sq-nvt-10-a b = -.05 ns Widowed         (vs single)  b= -.05

b controlled for demographic variables:

-Gender
-Born in Canada
-Age
-Level of education
-Church attendance