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Correlational findings

Study Lee (1985): study US 1979

Public:
23-49 aged, USA, 1979-1981
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 80
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
And 9-day diary; one interview before and 2 after the 9 day diary. This period included 2 weekends.

Correlate

Authors's label
Time use / enjoyment
Our Classification
Operationalization
Types derived from a 9 day time use diary:
a) Home based: high quantity and high quality time is spent at home; low, average or inconsistent time spent at work
b) Work based: high quantity and high quality time is spent at work but not at home
c)Conjoint: high quantity and high quality time is spent at both home and work
d) Diffuse: high quantity and high quality time is neither spent at work nor at home, but significant time was spent in other types of places like other's homes, restaurants, or places of recreation.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-7-a DM = +/-               All  Males Female  M-F difference
a Home based  5,9  6,2   5,8     -0,4
b Work based  5,2  5,3   4,8     -0,5
c Conjoint    5,9  5,8   5,9     +0,1
d Diffuse     5,3  5,5   5,2     -0,2