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Correlational findings

Study Rose (1955): study US 1952

Public:
Married couples, middle aged, middle-class, USA, 1952-53
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 416
Non Response:
50 %
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Administered at home and rating by children.

Correlate

Authors's label
Frequency of going out evenings with spouse
Our Classification
Operationalization
0: 2 or less evenings a month
1: more

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-a D% = + p < .05 33 % of the very satisfied and satisfied, and 40% of the relatively dissatisfied women go out 2 or
fewer evenings a month with their husband
Among the men 29 % of the very satisfied, 37 % of
the satisfied and 39 % of the relatively dis-
satisfied report going out 2 or fewer evenings
a month with their wives