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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
Satisfaction with work hours
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question, rated on 0-10 scale

1: low      (0-5)
2: middle   (6-7)
3: high     (8-10)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-e DMa = + low    Ma=7,2  SD=0.43  (comparison group)
middle Ma=7,9  SD=0,44  (05)
high   Ma=8,4  SD=0.45  (001)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-e DMa = + Men working more than 49 hours:
       Self-employed    Employees
         
low:   Ma=7.1           7.7 (comparison)
middle Ma=7.8 (01)      8.2 (01)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-e DMa = +             hours work per week
        35-40   41-48   49-59   <60

low  Ma= 7,4     7,6     7,6    7,2(comparison)
     SD= 0.25    0.42    0.24   0.43
mid  Ma= 7,9(ns) 7,5(ns) 8,0(ns) 7,9(01)
     SD= 0.23    0.4     0.24   0.44
high Ma= 8,2(001)8,2(01) 8,2(01) 8,4(001)
     SD= 0.21    0.39    0.24    0.45

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.