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Correlational findings

Study Moen et al. (1995): study US 1956

Public:
Mothers USA, followed 30 years 1956-1986
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 313
Non Response:
20
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
And questionnaire. In 1986 also extensive life history data were collected.

Correlate

Authors's label
Current role conflict
Our Classification
Operationalization
Ss were asked how much conflict or difficulty they felt between five different role combinations. These number of role combinations each respondent desribed as creating great or moderate conflict are totaled to derive a role conflict scale ranging from zero to five.

Assessed at T2 (1986)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-CO---mq-v-3-a DMa = - T1 happiness          T2 role conflict         
- low                 Ma = 3,20
- high                Ma = 1,15

Ma role conflict controled for:
- age
- T2 marital status
- T2 education