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Correlational findings

Study Spanier & Furstenberg (1982): study US 1977

Public:
Separated, followed 2 years, Pennsylvania, USA, 1977-79
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 210
Non Response:
T1: 39 %, T2: 48 %
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Presence of childrenin the household
Our Classification
Operationalization
Presence of children in the household at T2

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLS-c-sq-v-5-a = - ns Change in well-being between T1 and T2:
Ss with children got less happy.
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = + ns Change in well-being  between T1 and T2:
Ss with children got more happy
O-SLS-c-sq-v-5-a D% = - ns Change in well-being between T1 and T2:
Ss with children got less happy.
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a D% = + ns Change in well-being  between T1 and T2:
Ss with children got more happy