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Correlational findings

Study Woldringh & Knapen (1980): study NL 1978

Public:
Unmarried adults, big cities, the Netherlands, 1978
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 160
Non Response:
62% of which 28% refusals
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
View on mariage: not lonely
Our Classification
Operationalization
1. Marrieds less lonely.
   Factor derived from six items such
   as: "If I was married now, I would
   be happier".

2. Marrieds more respected.
   Factor derived from four items such
   as: "If I was married now, people
   would have more respect for me".

3. Marrieds less burdened.
   Factor derived from four items such
   as: "If I was married now, house-
   keeping would be easier for me".

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-FH-cy-sq-v-5-a r = -.29 M-FH-cy-sq-v-5-a r = -.29             
             
             
              
                  
M-FH-cy-sq-v-5-a r = -.20            
               
             
                 
                    
M-FH-cy-sq-v-5-a r = -.05