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Correlational findings

Study Wong (1985a): study US 1984

Public:
Working parents with children <16, USA, 1984
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 651
Non Response:
59-79%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire returned by intra office mail in a sealed envelope

Correlate

Authors's label
Spousal Resentment
Our Classification
Operationalization
'Think back to your experiences as a working parent over the last two months.How have you spouse helped you to manage? How often in the past two months did your spouse do each of the following?
1. Held my job responsibilities against me. 2. Showed resentment of my needs as a working parent. 3. Was critical of my efforts to combine work and family.

Rated: 1= Never, 2 = Rarely, 3 = Sometimes, 4 = Often, 5 = Very often

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.32 p < .01 Married Fathers O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-i r = -.25 p < .01 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.27 p < .01 Married Mothers O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-i r = -.31 p < .01