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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
Education of mother
Our Classification
Distribution
3: M = 0.43 SD = 0.49; 2: M = 0.13 SD = 0.34;
1: M = 0.32 SD = 0.46; 0: M = 0.12 SD = 0.33.
Operationalization
Mother's education:
3 HND A level (Higher National Diploma)
2 CSE (Certificate of Secondary Education)
1 low highschool (reference)
0 no qualification

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-n-7-a b-fix = +.00 ns none HND A level     (vs low high school) O-HL-u-sq-n-7-a b-fix = -.02 ns none CSE             (vs low highschool) O-HL-u-sq-n-7-a b-fix = +.06 ns none No qualification (vs low highschool)

b-fix controled for:
- age of the child
- age of mother
- house hold non-labour income
- number of children in household
- mother is a smoker
- single mother

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