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Correlational findings

Study Weston et al. (2003): study AU 2001

Public:
Employed fathers, Australia, 2001
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1479
Non Response:
?
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Face-to-face interviews and self completion questionaires

Correlate

Authors's label
work hours
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question on number of hours usually worked per week:

1: 35-40 hours per week
2: 41-48 hours
3: 49-59 hours
4: 60 or more hours

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-e DM = - ns 35-40: M=7,9  SD=0,06 (comparison group)
41-48: M=8,0  SD=0,08 (ns)
49-59: M=8,0  SD=0,07 (ns)
60+  : M=7.8  SD=0,09 (ns)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-e DMa = - 35-40: Ma=8,0  SD=0,17 (comparison group)
41-48: Ma=8,0  SD=0,18 (ns)
49-59: Ma=8,0  SD=0,18 (ns)
60+:   Ma=7,8  SD=0,18 (05)

Ma adjusted for
- partner's work hours
- education level
- English use and profiency
- age of youngest child
- number of children under 15
- occupation
- income
- employment classification.