### Correlational finding on Happiness and Desire of getting marriedSubject code: M02ah01a

 Study Woldringh & Knapen (1980): study NL 1978 Title Vrij en Alleen. (Free and Alone). Source Institute of Applied Sociology, University of Nijmegen, 1980, Netherlands Public Unmarried adults, big cities, the Netherlands, 1978 Sample Non-Response 62% of which 28% refusals Respondents N = 160

 Correlate Author's label Desire of getting married Page in Source 130 Our classification Desire of getting married, code M02ah01a Operationalization ```Factor derived from items such as 'Watches marriage advertisements'. ```

 Observed Relation with Happiness HappinessMeasure Statistics Elaboration/Remarks M-FH-cy-sq-v-5-a r=-.20 M-FH-cy-sq-v-5-a r=-.25 ```males 30 - 34 years old : r = -.45 45 - 49 years old : r = +.03 females 30 - 34 years old : r = -.12 45 - 49 years old : r = -.40 ```

Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
 Code Full Text M-FH-cy-sq-v-5-a Selfreport on single question:"How do you feel in general, during the last year, happy or not so happy......?"5 very happy4 fairly happy3 not happy, not unhappy2 not too happy1 unhappyDon't know

Appendix 2: Statistics used
 Symbol Explanation r PRODUCT-MOMENT CORRELATION COEFFICIENT (Also "Pearson's correlation coefficient' or simply 'correlation coefficient')Type: test statistic.Measurement level: Correlate: metric, Happiness: metricRange: [-1; +1]Meaning:r = 0 « no correlation ,r = 1 « perfect correlation, where high correlate values correspond with high happiness values, andr = -1 « perfect correlation, where high correlate values correspond with low happiness values.
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl