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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
Job strain
Our Classification
Operationalization
Here are some ways that people may feel. When you think about your experiences here at your job, how much of the time do you feel these ways:
a:Bothered or upset
b:Worried
c:Frustrated
d:Tense
e:Emotionally worn out.

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 = -.30 p < .01 Married Fathers O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-i r = -.17 p < .05 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.20 p < .01 Married Mothers O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-i r = -.31 p < .01 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.45 p < .01 Single Mothers O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-i r = -.40 p < .01