Correlational findings

Study Della Giusta et al. (2010a): study GB 1996 /1

Adults, general public, UK, 1996-2007
Survey name:
UK-BHPS 1996
N = 50657
Non Response:
Interview: face-to-face


Authors's label
Number of children of different age groups
Our Classification
a Number of children aged 0-2
b Number of children aged 3-4
c Number of children aged 5-11
d Number of children aged 12-15

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b =    MALES                 FEMALES
a: b=+.03 SE=.02 ns      b=+.05 SE=.03 p<.10
b: b=+.01 SE=.02 ns      b=-.04 SE=.02 ns
c: b=-.02 SE=.01 ns      b=-.05 SE=.02 p<.01
d: b=-.07 SE=.02 p<.01   b=-.08 SE=.02 p<.01

B's controlled for:
- Life satisfaction partner
- Age
- Age squared/10
- Log (annual household income per capita)
- Employment status
- Total hours worked
- Total hours worked spouse/partner
- Percentage share of housework
- Index of time use specialisation
- Cares for spouse/partner
- Cared for by spouse/partner
- Health status
- Attitudes to family life