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Correlational findings

Study Glenn & Weaver (1981a): study US 1973

Public:
Marrieds, USA, 1973-78
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 9000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with non-working activities
Our Classification
Operationalization
Direct question: "For each area of life I am going to name, tell me the number that shows how much satisfaction you get from that area? 1.a very great  deal, 2.a great deal, 3.quite a lot,
4.a fair amount, 5.some, 6.a little,
7.none"

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = + Married persons working full-time:
- white men:   r=+.18   ß=+.05
- black men:   r=+.16   ß=+.04
- white women: r=+.27   ß=+.09
- black women: r=+.13   ß= .10

All married women:
- white: r=+.24  ß=+.06
- black: r=+.23  ß=+.10
           
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = + Married persons working full-time:
- white men:   r=+.18   ß=+.05
- black men:   r=+.16   ß=+.04
- white women: r=+.27   ß=+.09
- black women: r=+.13   ß= .10

All maaried women:
- white: r=+.24  ß=+.06
- black: r=+.23  ß=+.10
            
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = + ß controled for marital happiness, satisfaction with: work, financial situation, community, family life, friendships and health