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Correlational findings

Study Okulicz-Kozaryn et al. (2015): study US 2011

Public
18+ aged, general public, the US, 2011
Survey name
US-Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID)
Sample
Respondents
N = 8907
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: telephone (CATI)
98.6% interviews were conducted through telephone

Correlate

Authors's Label
Number of children in household
Our Classification
Remarks
This variable represents the actual number of persons currently in the family who are neither Head nor Wife/"Wife," from newborns through those 17 years of age, whether or not they are actually children of the Head or Wife/"Wife".
Operationalization
Selfreport on the number of children in your household

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = +.04 p < .001 B specially controlled for
-Car ownership
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = +.04 p < .001 B specially controlled for
-Number of cars in household
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = +.04 p < .01 B specially controlled for
-Car price
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-I b = +.02 ns B specially controlled for
-Car price
-Year in which acquired first car

Above B's all additionally controlled for
-Total family income
-Rent a dwelling
-Other than own/rent a dwelling
-Number of children in household
-Health status
-Gender
-Marital status
-Age
-State dummy