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Correlational findings

Study Vendrik & Woltjer (2007): study DE 1984

Public:
18+ aged general public, Germany, followed 17 years, 1984-2001
Survey name:
DE-SOEP combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 102068
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Age children in household
Our Classification
Operationalization
a) Couple with children below 17
b) Couple with children above 16
c) Couple with children below 17 and children above 16
1 if yes, 0 if no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = -.18 a) Couple with children below 17 O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = -.11 b) Couple with children above 16 O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.15 c) Couple with children below 17 and children above 16

b's controlled for:
- Household income
- Reference household income
- Unemployment status
- Years of education
- Age
- Weekly hours worked