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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 satisfaction
Our Classification
Operationalization
All in all, how satisfied would you say you are with each of the following:
a your children,
b Your family life
c Your marriage

Rated: 1= not at all satisfied, 2 = not too satisfied, 3 = somewhat satisfied, 4 = very satisfied, 5 = extremely satisfied

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.39 p < .01 Married Fathers O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-i r = +.48 p < .01 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.55 p < .01 Married Mothers O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-i r = +.63 p < .01 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.60 p < .01 Single Mothers O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-i r = +.63 p < .01