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Correlational findings

Study Jones (2002a): study CA 1998

Public:
12-15 aged, Canada, 1998
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 31194
Non Response:
13%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Work status of the mother
Our Classification
Operationalization
The mother
a: does not work
b: works part-time or part-year
c: works full-time, full year

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n D% = % very happy
The mother
a: does not work                 34%
b: works part-time or part year  28%
c: works full-time, full year    27%
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = -.06 p < .010 girls, mother paid work O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = -.04 p < .083 boys, mother paid work O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = -.05 p < .061 Children with religious affiliation only: (girls N=1192, boys N=1178))

girls, mother paid work
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-n b = -.03 p < .346 boys, mother paid work

B controlled for:
- child's age
- religion
- worship frequency, child
- public school attendee or not
- family composition
- education of the mother
- smoking and drinking by the mother
- household income
- region