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Correlational findings

Study Brereton (2011): study IE 2007

Public
Rural population, Ireland, 2007
Survey name
Unnamed study
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment

not reported

Correlate

Authors's Label
Marital status
Our Classification
Distribution
Single: 29.50%; Married: 57.50%; Divorced: 1.70%; Separated: 3.10%; Widowed: 8.20%
Operationalization
1a Married
1b Cohabit
1c Separated or divorced
1d Widowed
0 Single (reference)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-u-sq-v-7-a b = -.07 ns Married                  (vs single) C-BW-u-sq-v-7-a b = +.05 ns Cohabit                  (vs single) C-BW-u-sq-v-7-a b = -.57 p < .05 Separated or divorced    (vs single) C-BW-u-sq-v-7-a b = -.18 ns Widowed                  (vs single)

b values controled for:
- Age
- Gender
- Employment
- Education
- Health
- Income
- Number of children
- Household tenure
- Social capital
- Religious attendance
- Major problems in area
- Recent migrant