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Correlational findings

Study Dingemans & Henkens (2015): study NL 2001

Public:
50+ aged, Netherlands, followed before and after retirement, 2001-2011
Survey name:
NL-NIDI work and retirement panel
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4419
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
T1: 2001, T2: 2006/7, T3: 2011

Correlate

Authors's Label
Living with partner
Our Classification
Distribution
T1: 87%, T2 84%, t3 84%
Operationalization
Selfreport on whether the respondent lived with a partner or not.
1: yes
0: no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-CO-u-mq-v-5-b b-fix = +.39 p < .01 T1-T3 CHANGE happiness by T1-T3 change in living with partner(vs not)

b-fix controlled for T1-T3 CHANGE in:
- age
- health problems
- personal monthly income
- perceived self-efficacy
- combined effects on retirement decision and bridge employment

Happiness assessed at
T1: 2001
T2: 2006/7
T3: 2011
Most repondents retired in this period