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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, divorced or separated
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Widowed, divorced or separated       1 Never married

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a G = +.44 p < .001 widowed/divorced/separated     15%   very happy
never married                  28%
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + widowed/divorced/separated    M = 7.2   Mt' = 6.9
never married                     7.4         7.1
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + widowed/divorced/separated    M = 0.5   Mt' = 5.5
never married                     1.5         6.5
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.13 p < .001