Study Faver (1982): study US 1977
 Public:
 2264 aged women, USA, 1977
 Sample:
 Respondents:
 N = 1120
 Non Response:
 Assessment:

Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire
Correlate
 Authors's label
 Career Value Orientation
 Our Classification


 Operationalization
 Self report on 3 questions:
a For me, it is (would be) more important to help my husband in his career than to have a career of my own.(reverse scored)
b Seriously pursuing a career involves costs in other areas of my life that I am not willing to accept.(reverse scored)
c I can't picture having a fully satisfying a fully satisfying life without a career on my own.
Rated on a 5 point scale: 1 = disagree, 2 = mostly disagree, 4 = mostly agree, 5 = agree
From these scales a dichotomous variable was created measuring:
0 = Low career values
1 = High career values
Observed Relation with Happiness
 High career values M = 4,15 SD = 0,07
 Low career values M = 4,05 SD = 0,24
Difference +0,10
 High career values M = 4,05 N = 219
 Low career values M = 3,43 N = 53
Difference +0,62
 High career values M = 4,20 N=483
 Low career values M = 4,14 N=353
Difference +0,06
a) Single childless women M = 3,94 N = 83
b) Married childless women M = 4,39 N = 59
c) Married mothers of preschool
children M = 3,83 N = 77
d) Married mothers of elementary
school children M = 4,29 N = 42
e) Single mothers M = 4,11 N = 27
a) Single childless women M = 3,40 N = 5
b) Married childless women M = 4,33 N = 6
c) Married mothers of preschool
children M = 3,98 N = 53
d) Married mothers of elementary
school children M = 4,11 N = 9
e) Single mothers M = 3 83 N = 6
 High career values M = 3,67 SD = ,05 N = 125
 Low career values M = 3,95 SD = 0,12 N = 138
Difference =0,28
 High career values M = 4,11 SD = 0,06 N = 178
 Low Career values M = 4,06 SD = 0,42 N = 117
Difference M =+0,05
 High career values M = 4,34 SD = 0,21 N = 380
 Low Career values M = 4,13 SD = 0,27 N = 104
Difference M =+0,21
 High career values M = 3,77 N = 30
 Low career values M = 3,55 N = 11
Difference +0,22
 High career values M = 3,65 N = 95
 Low career values M = 3,98 N = 127
Difference 0,33
 High career values M = 4,24 N = 34
 Low career values M = 2,93 N = 14
Difference +1,31
 High career values M = 4,08 N = 144
 Low career values M = 4,21 N = 103
Difference 0,13
 High career values M = 4,08 N = 148
 Low career values M = 3,67 N = 27
Difference +0,41
 High career values M = 4,50 N = 232
 Low career values M = 4,29 N = 77
Difference +0,21
 High career values M = 3,94 N = 83
 Low career values M = 3,40 N = 5
Difference +0,54
 High career values M = 4,39 N = 59
 Low career values M = 4,33 N = 6
Difference +0,06
 High career values M = 3,83 N = 77
 Low career values M = 3,98 N = 53
Difference 0,15
elementary school children only
 High career values M = 4,29 N = 42
 Low career values M = 4,11 N = 9
Difference +0,19
 High career values M = 4,11 N = 27
 Low career values M = 3,83 N = 6
Difference +0,19
 High career values M = 4,11 N = 27
 Low career values M = 3,83 N = 6
Difference +0,19
 High career values M = 4,34 N = 184
 Low career values M = 4,09 N = 88
Difference +0,25
 High career values M = 3,41 N = 22
 Low career values M = 4,06 N = 48
Difference 0,65
 High career values M = 4,25 N = 28
 Low career values M = 4,32 N = 47
Difference 0,07
 High career values M = 4,54 N = 85
 Low career values M = 4,33 N = 39
Difference +0,21
 High career values M = 4,25 N = 180
 Low career values M = 4,06 N = 173
Difference +0,19