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Correlational findings

Study Abbey et al. (1994): study US 1988

Public:
Infertile couples and matched controls, followed 3 years, USA 1988-1990
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 496
Non Response:
20%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
at T1 face-to-face, at T2 and T3 by telephone

Correlate

Authors's label
Home stress
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on three questions about role ambiguity experienced in home life. Questions  focussed on certainity on how well one was handling household responsibilities and what their spouce expected of them at home.

Full questions not reported

Rated: very unsure (1) to very sure (5)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b = T3 homestress by T3 happiness O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b r = -.36 p < .01 women initially infertile          N = 174 O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b Beta = -.15 p < .05 O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b r = -.40 p < .01 men initially infertile            N = 174 O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b Beta = +.00 ns O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b r = -.28 p < .05 women presumed fertile controls    N = 74 O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b Beta = -.02 ns O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b r = -.34 p < .01 women presumed fertile controls   N = 74 O-Sum-?-mq-v-8-b Beta = +.05 ns Beta's controlled for:
- personal control
- network support
- spouse conflict
- coping style