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New couples/Couples without children | R = 0.549 p = 0.002 N = 30 | R = 0.329 p = 0.076 N = 30 | R = 0.468 p = 0.009 N = 30 | R = 0.197 p = 0.296 N = 30 |

Couples with young children | R = 0.497 p = 0.001 N = 40 | R = 0.203 p = 0.209 N = 40 | R = 0.354 p = 0.025 N = 40 | R = 0.244 p = 0.128 N = 40 |

Coupes with school age children | R = 0.600 p = 0.001 N = 26 | R = 0.070 p = 0.734 N = 26 | R = 0.626 p = 0.001 N=26 | R = 0.152 p = 0.459 N = 26 |

Couples with adolescent children | R = 0.717 p = 0.000 N = 38 | R = 0.202 p = 0.223 N = 38 | R = 0.605 p = 0.000 N = 38 | R = 0.04 p = 0.810 N = 38 |

Couples whose children have left home | R = 0.873 p = 0.005 N = 8 | R = 0.288 p = 0.489 N=8 | R = 0.873 p = 0.005 N = 8 | R = −0.521 p = 0.185 N = 8 |

Couples in old age | R = 0.406 p = 0.095 N = 18 | R = 0.009 p = 0.971 N=18 | R = 0.559 p = 0.016 N=18 | R = 0.205 p = 0.415 N = 18 |

Couples with adult children at home | R = 0.566 p = 0.003 N = 25 | R = 0.241 p = 0.247 N = 25 | R = 0.422 p = 0.035 N = 25 | R = 0.058 p = 0.784 N = 25 |