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New Couples/Couples without children | R = 0.419 p = 0.021 N = 30 | R = 0.226 p = 0.229 N = 30 | R = 0.456 p = 0.011 N = 30 | R = 0.112 p = 0.557 N = 30 |

Couples with young children | R = 0.558 p = 0.000 N = 40 | R = 0.233 p = 0.149 N = 40 | R = 0.399 p = 0.011 N = 40 | R = 0.171 p = 0.291 N = 40 |

Couples with school age children | R = 0.654 p = 0.000 N = 26 | R = 0.223 p = 0.274 N = 26 | R = 0.719 P = 0.000 N = 26 | R = −0.014 p = 0.948 N = 26 |

Couples with adolescent children | R = 0.646 p = 0.000 N = 38 | R = 0.145 p = 0.384 N = 38 | R = 0.569 p = 0.000 N = | R = −0.025 p = 0.882 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 = 0.300 p = 0.227 N = 8 | R = −0.044 p = 0.864 N = 8 | R = 0.306 p = 0.217 N = 8 | R = −0.105 p = 0.678 N = 8 |

Couples with adult children staying at home | R = 0.456 p = 0.02 N = 25 | R = 0.163 p = 0.438 N = 25 | R = 0.497 p = 0.012 N = 25 | R = 0.120 p = 0.569 N = 25 |