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Correlational findings

Study Fernandez & Kulik (1981): study US 1973

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1973-1974
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 5916
Non Response:
?
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Divorced/separated
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Never married 1 Divorced/separated

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-c r = -.13 Disattenuated r = -.19 O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-c Beta = -.12 p < .05 ß controlled for personal characteristics:
family-size, sex, age, education, race, and family-income.
Disattenuated ß = -.18
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-c Beta = -.12 p < .05 ß controled for personal-characteristics (above) and neighbourhood-characteristics (urbanity, costs of living, % whites, income-inequality, difference own age with average, difference own income with average)
Disattenuated ß = -.18