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Table 2 Spousal similarity (between-partner correlations) for each characteristic

From: Health, health behaviors, and health dissimilarities predict divorce: results from the HUNT study

Characteristic r
Poor subjective health .44
Obesity .20
Heavy drinking .48
Mental distress .30
No exercise .39
Smoking .48
Age .96
Income .36
Education .49
  1. Note: p < 0.001 for all correlations. Tetrachoric correlations calculated for the six health variables, Pearson correlations for age, income and education.