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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
Family income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Total family income in 1970

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a b = +.00 ns Employed women O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a b = -.00 ns Housewives O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa b = +.01 ns Employed women O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa b = -.00 ns Housewives

B's controlled for:
- Age
- N of children
- Size of place
- Having child < 6
- Employment
- Education
- Husband's job status
- respondents present or last job status
- social desirability
- time pressure

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