Correlational findings

Study Della Giusta et al. (2010a): study GB 1996

16+ aged, general public, UK, followed 12 years 1996-2007
Survey name
UK-BHPS 1996
N =
Non Response
Interview: face-to-face


Authors's Label
Care hours (mid point)
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Self-report on three questions:
a  "Is there anyone living with you who is sick,handicapped or elderly whom you look after or give special help to (for example, a sick or handicapped (or elderly) relative/ husband/ wife/ friend, etc)?"
b  "Do you provide some regular service or help for any sick, handicapped or elderly person not living with you?"
c  "In total, how many hours do you spend each week looking after or helping (him/her/them)?"

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = -.00 p < .05 MALES (N=58674/10085) O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = -.00 p < .01 FEMALES (N=70669/11924)

B's controlled for:
- Age Group
- Live with spouse
- Spouse employed
- Number of children under 16
- Age of youngest child
- Qualifications
- Log(Household Income per capita)
- Normal hours worked
- Extra hours worked
- Housework hours
- Health Status
- Socio Economic Class
- Male/Female Time Use Groups