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Correlational findings

Study Hanson & Sloane (1992): study US 1976

Public
18+ aged, general public, USA, 1976-1989
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Work status
Our Classification
Remarks
Because were too few parttime employed men and virtually no men who were housekeepers, the analysis was restricted to those who were full-time labor market workers.
Distribution
                       1970s       early 1980s   late 1980s
Females
1 Homemaker  N = 525    N =  542         N = 353
2 Part-time       N =    81    N = 158         N = 122
3 Full-time        N =  262    N = 358         N = 324
             
Males
3 Full-time  N = 538    N = 698      N = 521
Operationalization
a Homemaker
b Part-time labor market
c Full-time labor market

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa DM = ns              1970s   early 1980s  late 1980s
Females
a Homemaker  M = 2,31   M = 2,36     M = 2,33
            SD = 0,64  SD = 0,64    SD = 0,59
b Part-time  M = 2,39   M = 2,35     M = 2,36
            SD = 0,58  SD = 0,58    SD = 0,53
c Full-time  M = 2,36   M = 2,38     M = 2,38
            SD = 0,63  SD = 0,61    SD = 0,60
Males
c Full-time  M = 2,33   M = 2,29     M = 2,34
            SD = 0,59  SD = 0,61    SD = 0,58