Findings on happiness in Mendolia (2014): study GB 1994

Publication
Author(s)Mendolia, S.
TitleMaternal Working Hours and the Well-Being of Adolescent Children.
SourceWorking Paper for the School of Acounting Economics and Finance, 2014, no. 01, Wollongong, Australia
URLhttps://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10834-015-9480-1
Investigation
PublicChildren living with working mothers, UK, followed 12 years 1994 - 2006
Last assesment2006
Survey nameUK-BHPS combined waves
 British Youth Panel, aged 11-16.
SampleProbability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents N =9092
 5500 households recruited in September 1991.
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Can you describe how you feel about your life? 7 completely happy 6 5 4 3 2 1 completely unhappy
ClassificationO-HL-u-sq-n-7-a
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication9
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Age of child or motherA04ab02Age difference among young people
Age of child or motherF01af01aAge of parents, also classified as above ↑
Education of motherF01ag01Parents education
Household non-labour incomeI01ad03Type of income
Maternal working hoursI01aa02aChange in income level
Mother is a smokerF01af01iaSmoking of parents
Number of children in householdH20ab02Living with children
Number of children in householdF01ab01Number of siblings, also classified as above ↑
Single motherF02ab01Single parent