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Correlational findings

Study Hanson & Spanier (1983): study US Pennsylvania 1977

Public:
Recently separated, Pennsylvania.USA, followed 2 years, 1977-79
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 210
Non Response:
T1: 39 % , T2: 48 %
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Age of oldest child
Our Classification
Operationalization
Age oldest child in the household
-at T1 (0 - 2 years after separation )
-at T2 (0 - 4,5 years after separation)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a b = -/0 Assiociation with level of happiness:
-T1 age oldest by T1 happiness: b = - (ns)
-T2 age oldest by T2 happiness: b = 0 (ns)

A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a b = + Association with change in happiness T1 - T2:
-T1 age oldest by change happiness b = + (05)
-T2 age oldest by change happiness b = + (ns)

b's controlled for: age, sexe, education, workstatus, income, occupational status, and family history.