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Studies

Mastekaasa (1992a): study NO Nord-Trøndelag 1984

Publication

Author(s):
Mastekaasa, A.
Title:
Marriage and Psychological Well-Being. Some Evidence on Selection into Marriage.
Source:
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1992, Vol. 54, 901 - 911

Investigation

Public:
20-39 aged unmarried, followed 2-4 years. North Trondelag county Norway .1984-1986
Survey name:
NO North Trondlag study
Sample:
No sample: full population
Respondents:
N = 9683
Non Response:
36%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Querstionnaire 1 completed before health check, questionnaire 2 completed after and returned by postal mail

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

… life satisfaction.. (lead item not reported)
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2
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4
5
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7
Labels not reported
Classification:
O-SL?-?-sq-?-7-e
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
4
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.57 7.62
SD:
- -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Got married Recent marriage Gender Sexe: male (vs female)