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Correlational findings

Study Gove & Zeiss (1987): study US 1974

Public:
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1974-1975
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2248
Non Response:
23,3%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Parental status
Our Classification
Operationalization
a Not a parent
b parent with at least one child at home
c parent with children who all have left home

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-aa DM = WOMEN
Married, has work
- No children       M = 3,56
- Children at home  M = 3,38
- Children away     M = 3,36
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-aa DM = Married, No work
- No children       M = 3,40
- Children at home  M = 3,37
- Children away     M = 3,36
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-aa DM = Not married, has work
- No children       M = 3,23
- Children at home  M = 3,17
- Children away     M = 2,97
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-aa DM = Not married, no work
- No children       M = 3,04
- Children at home  M = 2,93
- Children away     M = 2,87
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-aa DM = MEN
Married, has work
- No children       M = 3,37
- Children at home  M = 3,21
- Children away     M = 3,50
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-aa DM = Married, No work
- No children       M = 2,97
- Children at home  M = 3,14
- Children away     M = 3,44
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-aa DM = Not married, has work
- No children       M = 3,03
- Children at home  M = 2,64
- Children away     M = 3,01
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-aa DM = Not married, No work
- No children       M = 2,84
- Children at home  M = 2,89
- Children away     M = 2,82