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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
Hours worked per week
Our Classification
Operationalization
Hours worked per week:
a between 10 and 30
b 31 or more

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a OPRC = +.05 ns All women

Between 10 and 30 hours/week


Unaffe3cted by additional control for:
- nation characteristics
  - median female share of household work
  - female labor force participation
  - global gender gap
- individual charachteristic
  - share of household work > nation's median
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a OPRC = -.04 ns 31 hours or more hours/week O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a OPRC = -.10 ns Working women only (>30 hours/week)

OPRC's controlled for:
-individual characteristics
  - share of household work > 75%
  - age/age squared
  - church attendance
  - subjective general health
  - unpaid help
  - high income
  - number of children in household