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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
Family strain
Our Classification
Operationalization
When you think about your family, 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 = -.34 p < .01 Married Fathers O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-i r = -.33 p < .01 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.32 p < .01 Married Mothers O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-i r = -.42 p < .01 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = -.61 p < .01 Single Mothers O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-i r = -.45 p < .01