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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
Time pressure
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on 2 questions:
A In general, how do you feel about your time-would you say you always feel rushed even to do things you have to do, only sometimes feel rushed, or almost never feel rushed? (if not always rushed)
B How often would you say that you have time or your hands that you don't know what to do with - quiter often, just now and then, or almost never?
1 = greater time pressure, 7 = lesser time pressure

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a r = +.10 ns Employed women with white-collar husband O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a r = -.08 ns Housewives with white collar husband O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a r = +.33 p < .005 Employed women with blue-collar husband O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a r = +.04 ns Housewives with blue collar husband O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.04 ns Employed women with white-collar husband O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.20 p < .005 Housewives with white collar husband O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.23 p < .05 Employed women with blue-collar husband O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.04 ns Housewives with blue collar husband O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a b = +.16 p < .05 Employed women O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a b = -.03 p < .05 Housewives O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa b = +.10 ns Employed women O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa b = -.07 ns Housewives:

B's Controlled for:
- Age
- N of children
- Size of place
- Having child < 6
- Employment
- Education
- Family income
- Husband's job status
- Respondents present or last job status
- Social desirability

Reversed coding in paper : 1 = completely satisfied, 7 = completely dissatisfied
1= very happy, 3 = not too happy