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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
Married
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Not married (never married, divorced,
  and widowed)                         1 Married   

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = + Males  : r = +.44
Females: r = +.47
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = + Males  : ß = +.27  (01)
Females: ß = +.27  (01)
ß controled for age, family income, years of school completed, church attendence and employment status.