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Correlational findings

Study Yoder & Nichols (1980): study US 1976

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA., 1976
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1321
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Correlate

Authors's label
Marital happiness
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single direct question

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-H?-?-sq-?-0-a r = +.48 p < .001 First married: Woman r=+.53
               Man   r=+.40
               Difference significant (05)
Remarried    : Woman r=+.54
               Man   r=+.45
               Difference ns

Unmarrieds Ss excluded.