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Correlational findings

Study Sasaki (2016): study JP 2014

Public
20-64 aged general public, Japan, 2014
Survey name
Unnamed study
Sample
Respondents
N = 1500
Non Response
Assessment
Questionnaire: web

Correlate

Authors's Label
Marital status
Our Classification
Distribution
Married: Mean (SD) = 0.59 (0.49)
Separated/divorced: 0.06 (0.24)
Operationalization
a) Married
b) Separated/divorced

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-n-11-ax Lgt = +.50 p < .01 MARRIED (vs not)
Urban sample
O-HL-c-sq-n-11-ax Lgt = +.34 ns Rural sample O-HL-c-sq-n-11-ax Lgt = +.55 p < .01 SEPARATED/DIVORCED (vs not)
Urban sample
O-HL-c-sq-n-11-ax Lgt = +.38 ns Rural sample

Lgt controled for:
- personal characteristics
- gender
- age
- employment
- children
- health
- income
- migration
- farmer/farmland
- personal preferences
  - alturism
  - risk aversion
  - time discount
- environmental characteristics
- rural and agricultural attitudes
- neighbors
- trust in person and government
- diversity in landscape
- Population decrease