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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
Quality of intimate relationships
Our Classification
Operationalization
Score based on number of people one can talk with about personal things and people oone cares about, frequency of contacts with these persons, and appreciation of thes contacts.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-a r = + ns Never married males  : r = +.15 (ns)
Married males        : r = +.08 (ns)
Never married females: r = +.30 (025)
Married females      : r = +.04 (ns)