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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
Number of children
Our Classification
Operationalization
Number of children 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 = + Association with level of happiness:             
-T1 number by T1: b = +   (ns)
-T2 number by T2: b = +   (ns)

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

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