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Correlational findings

Study Booth & VanOurs (2009): study AU 2001

Public:
Couples, Australia, followed 4 years 2001-2004
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 8170
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Change to employment
Our Classification
Operationalization
0  not employed: remained home-maker
1  became employed
    a part-time
    b full-time

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a = CHANGE in happiness by CHANGE in employment O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a b-fix = -.04 ns FEMALES
Became part-time employed (vs stayed not employed)
O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a b-fix = -.25 p < .05 Became full-time employed (vs stayed not employed) O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a b-fix = +.17 ns MALES
Became part-time employed (vs stayed not employed
O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a b-fix = +.37 p < .05 Became full-time employed (vs stayed not employed