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Correlational findings

Study Bahr & Harvey (1980): study US 1972

Public:
Recently widowed miner`s wives and controls,USA, 1972
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 222
Non Response:
Widows 39% ,survivor wives 19% ,other miners wives 48%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Correlate

Authors's label
Married
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Husband died in mine accident 6   months ago (N=44)
1 Husband still alive (N=178)
  (wives of survivors same accident and
  other minewives).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ac D% = + % not too happy
- widows            56%
- survivor wives    12%
- other miner wives 9%
C-BW-c-sq-l-10-b DMO = + Modus on range 1-10
- widows            5
- survivor wives    8
- other miner wives 8