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Correlational findings

Study Trzcinski & Holst (2006): study DE 2001

Public:
17 aged, Germany, 2001-2004
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1202
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Employment status of mother.
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Mother does not work(reference category)
1 Mother worked entire year
  a Part-time  
  b Full-time

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.20 p < .05 Mother worked part-time entire year (vs not) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.28 p < .001 Mother worked full-time entire year (vs not).

bs controlled for:
- personal control  
- satisfaction with grades
- perceived of probability of success in education and work
- nationality
- east or west german
- gender
- household composition
- income
- education  
- number of important relationships
- relationship with mother
- relationship with father
- mother worked part-time or full-time entire year (vs not)
- mother’s  worries about financial situation
- life satisfaction of mother


b = -.28 means that being a part-time working mother correspondents with 0.28 points less happiness compared to non-working mothers