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Correlational findings

Study Sears & Barbee (1977): study US 1921

Public
Gifted women (IQ >135), followed 50 years, California, USA, 1921-72
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Attrition in 1972: 25%
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
Repeated interviews and questionaires

Correlate

Authors's Label
Married status vs never married
Our Classification
Remarks
Marital status 1972 by happiness 1972. The gifted women were about 62 yrs of age at that time.Comparison of average 45+ women in USA taken from Campbell 1972.
Operationalization
0 Never married
1 Married

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-ASG-h-mq-v-5-a DM = + % happy         giftted    control
-married          54        69
-never married    41        53
difference       +13       +16