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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study ZA 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2736
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Current marital status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "Are you currently..."
1   Married
2   Living as married
3   Divorced
4   Separate
5   Widow
6   Single

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.91     Mt=6.4
2       M=2.67     Mt=5.6
3       M=2.85     Mt=6.2
4       M=2.41     Mt=4.7
5       M=2.66     Mt=5.5
6       M=2.73     Mt=5.8
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.57      Mt=6.2
2       M=5.78      Mt=5.3
3       M=6.46      Mt=6.1
4       M=3.20      Mt=2.4
5       M=5.42      Mt=4.9
6       M=5.93      Mt=5.5
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 1       M=1.50      Mt=6.5
2       M= .97      Mt=6.0
3       M= .90      Mt=5.9
4       M=-.26      Mt=4.7
5       M=-.04      Mt=5.0
6       M=1.08      Mt=6.1