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Correlational findings

Study Treas et al. (2011): study ZZ Developed nations 2001

Public:
Women with partner, aged 18-65, 28 countries, 2001-2004
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 7014
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Oral, paper and pencil resp. postal interview with standardised questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Work status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Which of these descriptions applies to what you were doing last week, that is in the seven days ending last Sunday?
a) Full-time worker(reference category)
b) Part-time worker
c) Homemaker
d) Others, not in labour force

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-g-sq-v-7-a = PART-TIME WORKERS (vs full-time workers) O-HL-g-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.02 ns Beta (+.024) controled for:
- average happiness in nation
O-HL-g-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.04 ns Beta (+.041) additionally controled for:
- age
- age squared
- number of children
- education
- liberal gender ideology
- church attendance
O-HL-g-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.09 p < .01 Beta (+.089) additionally controled for:
- family income
- family income flag
- housework fairness
- task sharing
- family stress
- housework conflict
(possible mediating variables)

Advantage of homemakers slightly smaller in nations that provide more
- GPD per capita
- social spending
- gender ideology

No interaction with the nation's
- female labors force
- affirmative action
- public child care
O-HL-g-sq-v-7-a = HOME MAKERS (vs full-time workers) O-HL-g-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.01 ns Beta (=.011) controled for:
- average happiness in nation
O-HL-g-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.06 p < .05 Beta (+.06) aditionally controled for:
- age
- age squared
- number of children
- education
- liberal gender ideology
- church attendance
O-HL-g-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.12 p < .001 Beta (+.119)additionally controled for:
- family income
- family income flag
- housework fairness
- task sharing
- family stress
- housework conflict
(possible mediating variables)

Advantage of homemakers slightly smaller in nations that provide more
- public child care
- social spending

No interaction with the nation's
- GPD per capita
- female labors force
- gender ideology
- affirmative action
O-HL-g-sq-v-7-a = OTHERS NOT IN LABOUR FORCE (vs full-time workers) O-HL-g-sq-v-7-a Beta = -.09 p < .05 Beta (-.085) controled for:
- average happiness in nation
O-HL-g-sq-v-7-a Beta = -.90 p < .01 Beta (-.090) additionally controlled for:
- age
- age squared
- number of children
- education
- liberal gender ideology
- church attendance
O-HL-g-sq-v-7-a Beta = -.03 ns Beta (-.027) additionally controled for:
- family income
- family income flag
- housework fairness
- task sharing
- family stress
- housework conflict
(possible mediating variables)


No interaction with the nation's:
- public child care
- social spending
- GPD per capita
- female labors force
- gender ideology
- affirmative action