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Correlational findings

Study Nathawat & Mathur (1993): study IN 1988

Public:
Educated Indian Women age 22-52 , India, 1989
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 400
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Employment
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Housewives: women not seeking employment outside the home
1 Working women: women employed outside the home

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-AB-cw-mq-n-7-a DM = - Housewives    M = +2,51
Working women M = +0,98
Difference        -1,53

Happiness as measured with Affect Balance was higher among housewives housewives, yet housewives were somewhat less satisfied with various domains of life and slightly more depressed and anxious.