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Correlational findings

Study Mencarini & Sironi (2012): study ZZ Europe 2004 /1

Public:
20-50 aged partnered women, 26 EU nations, 2004
Survey name:
EU-ESS 2: 2004
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 8031
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Female's share of household work >=75%
Our Classification
Operationalization
Women's share of household work:
0 <   75%
1 >= 75%

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a OPRC = -.09 p < .01 INDIVIDUAL happiness by women's share of household work in country

All women
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a OPRC = -.10 p < .01 Working women only(>30 hrs/week)

OPRC's controlled for:
-individual characteristics
  - age, age squared
  - church attendance
  - subjective general health
  - number of children in household
  - unpaid help
  - high income
  - hours worked per week >=31

Unaffected by additional control for:
- nation characteristics
  - female labor force participation
  - global gender gap
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a r = -.18 p < .01 AVERAGE happiness by share of women's household work in Nation

Unaffected by different specifications