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Correlational findings

Study Pouwels et al. (2008): study DE 1999

Public:
18-65 aged, couples, neither unemployed nor disabled, Germany, 1999
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2698
Non Response:
n.a.
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Weekly working hours
Our Classification
Operationalization
Logarithm of weekly working hours for

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OPRC = - ns WOMEN (-.13) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OPRC = - p < .05 MEN (-.48)

OPRC's controled for:
- Income of partner
- Own income
- Product of own income and of partner
- Age
- Self rated health

OPRC's cannot be interpreted as an absolute effect size. Coefficients denote relative association, in this case a more negative association among men than among women.