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Correlational findings

Study Martinson et al. (1985): study US Wisconsin 1974

Public:
18+ aged, general public, NW Wisconsin, USA, 1974
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1423
Non Response:
14%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Separated / divorced
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: currently separated or divorced
0: other

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = - ß of different age groups:
under 30 : -.17  05     30-49   : -.08  ns
50-64    : -.04  ns     over 64 : -.11  05

ß controlled for: negative life change, degree of disability, days lost due to illness, powerlessness, community solidarity, recent migrant, contact with friends, contact with relatives, organizational affiliation, church attendance, sex, unemployed, family income, education.