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Correlational findings

Study Mendolia (2014): study GB 1994

Public:
Children living with working mothers, UK, followed 12 years 1994 - 2006
Survey name:
UK-BHPS combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 9092
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Age of child or mother
Our Classification
Operationalization
A age of child
B age of mother

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-n-7-a b-fix = -.11 ns Age of child by happiness of child O-HL-u-sq-n-7-a b-fix = -.01 ns Age of mother by happiness of child

b-fix controled for:
- house hold non-labour income
- number of children in household
- mother's education
- mother is a smoker
- single mother

Publication reports correlations with low life satisfaction. Sign reversed by WDH team.