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Correlational findings

Study Miller et al. (1991): study US 1956

Public:
White married mothers with children under age 13, USA 1956
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 356
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
and questionnaire.

Correlate

Authors's label
Maternal inadequacy
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on 3 questions
A I find it difficult to decide what's the right way to bring up children.
B I frequently feel that I don't understand my child(ren) these days.
C How often do you have doubts about whether you are doing the right things in raising your children?

Rating
A, B: 1 = selects 2 = not sure 3 = rejects
C:1= very often 2= often 3= occasionally, 4= never

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-CO---mq-v-3-a r = -.28 p < .01