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Correlational findings

Study DeJong-Gierveld (1969): study NL 1965

Public:
30-55 aged, general public, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1965
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 600
Non Response:
31%;
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview and low structured questionnaire at home.

Correlate

Authors's label
Number of unpleasantsocial contacts
Our Classification
Operationalization
Direct questions on number of social contacts one does not appreciate.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-a r = - Never married males  : r = +.08   
Married males        : r = -.10   
Never married females: r = -.05   
Married females      : r = +.03