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Correlational findings

Study Schulz et al. (1985): study AT 1984

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Austria, 1984
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1776
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with partner
Our Classification
Operationalization
Nine item index of direct questions on satisfaction with partner during the last 14 days. The summed scores were divided into 3 strata, i.e. low, medium, and high

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-AO-c-mq-*-0-a r = +.30 p < .05 O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.13 p < .05 - All
              
                   
M-AO-c-mq-*-0-a Beta = +.15 p < .05 ß controlled for: satisfaction with physical health, material satisfaction, satisfaction with selfrealisation, satisfaction with social involvement, satisfaction with work (positive), satisfaction with work (negative), and satisfaction with leisure time. O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.14 - with partner, with work O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.23 - with partner, without work
                    
O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.30 - Age < 25 O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = * - Age 26-40 O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = * - Age 41-59 O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = ns - Age > 60
        
O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.26 - <6.000 income Austrian shill./month O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.29 - 6.000-10.000 O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = * - 10.000-16.000 O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = * > 16.000
            
O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.17 - monotonous work O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.16 - some selfcontrol O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = -.24 - much selfcontrol

ß's controlled for satisfaction in six other domains of life (physical health, social involvement, income, selfrealization, work, leisure). *=N too small.
                    
                            
O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.23 Retired 60+ aged only.
For the subgroup of retired ß was controlled for psychosomatic symptoms, satisfaction with health, and material satisfaction.
                               
O-Sum-c-mq-v-5-a Beta = +.22 Housewives, without work, aged <60 only.
For the subgroup of housewives ß was controlled for contacts with relatives, professional status of husband, and two domain satisfactions (health and income).