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Correlational findings

Study Berger (2009): study DE 1994

Public:
Mothers aged 20-65, Germany, followed 14 years, 1994-2007
Survey name:
DE-SOEP 1994
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 5706
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Age of the youngest child
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: < 1 year
2: 1-2 year2
3: 3-6 years
4: 7-13 years (reference category)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.35 p < .01 < 1 YEAR ( vs 7-13 years)
B controlled for:
- Employment status
- Age
- Migration background
- Residual Household Income
- Education
- Person in need of care in househild
- Disabled
- Self rated health
- East Germany
- Size of municipality
- Self-employed
- Have a child in the coming year
- Partner status
- Number of children
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.28 p < .01 Fixed effects.
B same controls as OLS except for age and migration background.
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.13 p < .01 1-2 YEAR ( vs 7-13 years)
B controlled for:
- Short part-time employment
- Long part-time employment
- Unemployment
- Age
- Migration background
- Residual Household Income
- Education
- Person in need of care in househild
- Disabled
- Self rated health
- East Germany
- Size of municipality
- Self-employed
- Have a child in the coming year
- Partner status
- Number of children
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.06 ns Fixed effects.
B same controls as OLS except for age and migration background.
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.06 p < .05 3-6 YEARS ( vs 7-13 years)
B controlled for:
- Short part-time employment
- Long part-time employment
- Unemployment
- Age
- Migration background
- Residual Household Income
- Education
- Person in need of care in househild
- Disabled
- Self rated health
- East Germany
- Size of municipality
- Self-employed
- Have a child in the coming year
- Partner status
- Number of children
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.03 ns Fixed effects.
B same controls as OLS except for age and migration background.