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Correlational findings

Study Ferree (1984): study US 1971

Public:
White married women, USA, 1971-76
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2541
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Housewife
Our Classification
Operationalization
1  Housewives: women not in the labor force
0  Employed: women in the labor force

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a DM = - Women with husband in white collar job
- Housewives M = 5,89
- Employed   M = 5,90
Difference      -0,01
O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a DM = + Women with husbands in blue collar job
- Housewives   M = 5,76
- Employed     M = 5,69
Difference        +0,08
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa DM = - Women with husband in white collar job
- Housewives M = 1,76
- Employed   M = 1,91
Difference      -0,15
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa DM = - Women with husbands in blue collar job
- Housewives   M = 1,54
- Employed     M = 1,64
Difference        -0,10
O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a b = -.27 ns O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa b = -.91 ns B's Controlled for:
- age
- N of children
- Size of place
- Having a child below age 6