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Correlational findings

Study Booth & VanOurs (2009): study AU 2001

Public:
Couples, Australia, followed 4 years 2001-2004
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 8170
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Working hours
Our Classification
Operationalization
Hours worked:
Women:
1= 1–10
2= 11–20
3= 21–34
4= 35–40
5= 41–50
6= > 50

Men:
1 1-34
2 35-40
3 41-50
4 > 50

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a OLRC = -,07 ns All
Women hours work 1-10
O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a OLRC = +,07 ns Women Hours work 11-20 O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a OLRC = -,11 ns Women hours work 21-34 O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a OLRC = -,18 ns Women hours work 35-40 O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a OLRC = -,15 ns Women hours work 41-50 O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a OLRC = -,39 p < .05 Women Hours work >50 O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a OLRC = -,17 ns Men hours work 1-34 O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a OLRC = +,34 p < .05 Men hours  work 41-50 O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a OLRC = +,24 ns Men hours men work > 50 O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a OLRC = -,01 ns Women
Women hours work 1-10
O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a OLRC = -,01 ns Women
Women hours work 1-10
O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a OLRC = +,03 ns Women Hours work 11-20 O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a OLRC = -,11 ns Women hours work 21-34 O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a OLRC = -,21 p < .05 Women hours work 35-40 O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a OLRC = -,34 p < .05 Women hours work 41-50 O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a OLRC = -,75 p < .05 Women Hours work >50 O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a OLRC = +,09 ns Men
Hours men work 1-34
O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a OLRC = +,37 p < .05 Men Hours work 35-40 O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a OLRC = +,31 p < .05 Men hours  work 41-50 O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a OLRC = +,09 ns Men hours men work > 50

Coefficients controlled for:
- child born
- Family income
- Health women
- Hours Women:
1= 1–10
2= 11–20
3= 21–34
4= 35–40
5= 41–50
6= > 50
Health Men
Hours Men:
1 1-34
2 35-40
3 41-50
4 > 50