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Correlational findings

Study Glenn & McLanahan (1981): study US 1973

Public:
50+ aged, with no children under age 18 at home, USA,1973-78
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2465
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview at home

Correlate

Authors's label
Having children
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 No children                          
1 One or more

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = - Males                 ß= -.05 (ns)
Females               ß= +.02 (ns)
White         males   ß= -.05 (ns)
              females ß= -.01 (ns)
Black         males   ß= -.06 (ns)
              females ß= +.10 (ns)
<12yrs.school males   ß= -.01 (ns)      
              females ß=  .00 (ns)
>12yrs.school males   ß= -.10 (05)             
              females ß= +.02 (ns)
Married       males   ß= -.04 (ns)
              females ß= +.05 (ns)
Unmarried     males   ß= -.09 (ns)
              females ß= -.03 (ns)
ß controled for age, family income, years of school completed, church attendence and employment status.