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Correlational findings

Study Harry (1976): study US 1973

Public:
18+ aged males, living with family, USA, 1973
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 374
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Correlate

Authors's label
Excitement
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single closed question on amount of life excitement: "Do you find life exciting, pretty routine, or dull"?

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.39 p < .05 Single O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.42 p < .05 Married, no children O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.34 p < .05 Married, preschool children O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.14 ns Married, schoolage children O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.44 p < .05 Married, teenage children O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.19 ns Married, children grown up