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Correlational findings

Study Ferree (1976): study US 1974

Public:
Working class mothers, USA, 1974
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 135
Non Response:
25%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Self-esteem
Our Classification
Operationalization
Feeling competent in the role of homemaker and/or as a worker:
1 Yes
2 No

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLL-c-sq-n-0-a D% = +                          % completely happy
Full time housewives:
- Not feeling competent as homemaker 20 %
- feeling competent as homemaker     27 %
- difference                         +7 %

Working mothers:
- feeling competent as worker but not as homemaker                            24 %
- feeling competent both as homemaker and worker                               33 %
- difference                          7 %