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Correlational findings

Study DeJong-Gierveld (1969): study NL 1965

Public:
30-55 aged, general public, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1965
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 600
Non Response:
31%;
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview and low structured questionnaire at home.

Correlate

Authors's label
Marital satisfaction
Our Classification
Operationalization
Question on degree to which marriage meets expectations:
not up to /  in accordance with / surpassed.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-a r = + Computed for married persons only.

Males  : r = +.21 (ns)
Females: r = +.49 (005)