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Correlational findings

Study Harding (1985): study GB 1981

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Great Britain, 1983
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1231
Non Response:
?
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Correlate

Authors's label
Never married vs widowed
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Widowed
1 Never married

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a G = +.31 p < .001 widowed              15%   very happy
never married        28%
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = 0 widowed              M = 7.4   Mt' = 7.1
never married            7.4         7.1
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + widowed              M = 0.2   Mt' = 5.2
never married            1.5         6.5
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.16 p < .001