Correlational finding on Happiness and subject: Sexual activity

StudyBergman (2009): study NL 2006
TitleKinsey Revisited: Relatie tussen Seksualiteit en Geluk.(Kinsey Revisited: Relation between Sexuality and Happiness.)
SourceBachelor Thesis, Institute of Psychology, Faculty of Sociology, 2009, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Public19-69 aged heterosexuals, the Netherlands, 2006.
SampleProbability cluster sample
Non-Response
Respondents N =2591

Correlate
Author's labelFrequency of sexual contact
Page in Source 20
Our classificationSexual activity
Operationalization
Frequency of sexual contact in past 6 months.
0: never
1: less then once per month
2: once per month
3: more then once per month
4: once per week
5: more then once per week
6: once per day 
7: more then once per day
8: varying
Observed distributionsingles 0: 15,4%, 1: 4,1%, 2: 1,6%, 3: 4,3%, 4: 1,2%, 5: 3,2%, 6: 0,2%, 7: 0,2%, 8:1,7% marrieds 0: 4,2%, 1:5,4%, 2: 5,8%, 3: 17,9%, 4: 8,3%, 5: 19,5%, 6: 0,7%, 7: 0,6%, 8: 5,9%

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-aF= ns
Single persons F(8,817)   =  1.549
M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-aF= p < .00
Married persons F(8,1756) = 13.317


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
M-TH-cm-sq-v-6-aSelfreport on single question:

During the past 4 weeks….. Have you been a happy person?
6 all of the time
5 most of the time
4 a good bit of the time
3 some of the time
2 a little of the time
1 none of the time

Item MH5 in SF-36 (Medical Outcome Study 36 item Short Form)


Appendix 2: Statistics used
SymbolExplanation
FF-STATISTIC
Type: asymmetric standard test statistic.
Range: nonnegative unlimited

Meaning : the test statistic is also called the "Variance Ratio" and is the ratio of two independent estimators of the same variance with n1 and n2 degrees of freedom respectively. The critical values of its probability distribution are tabulated extensively in almost any textbook on Statistics
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl