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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (1974): study NL 1968

Public:
25 - 65 aged marrieds, The Netherlands, 1968
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1376
Non Response:
34%, 23% unattainable, 10% non-response
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Childlessness
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 No children
1 Has children

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-g-sq-ol-7-a G = +.12 ns Age 25 - 29: G = -.09 (ns)
    30 - 34: G = -.26 (ns)
    35 - 39: G = -.60 (05)
    40 - 44: G = -.23 (ns)
    45 - 49: G = -.01 (ns)
    50 - 54: G = -.08 (ns)
    55 - 59: G = -.48 (ns)
    60 - 65: G = -.20 (ns)

Unaffected by sex