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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
Family income
Our Classification
Operationalization
< $  5.000
  $  5.000 - $  9.999
  $ 10.000 - $ 14.999
  $ 15.000 - $ 19.999
  $ 20.000 - $ 24.999
  $ 25.000 - $ 29.999
  $ 30.000 - $ 39.999
  $ 40.000 - $ 49.999
> $ 50.000

Income assessed both at T1 and T2

Observed Relation with Happiness

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

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

b's controlled for: age, sexe, education, work-
status, income, occupational status, and family
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