Correlational findings

Study Yucel & Minnotte (2017): study US 2007

Working population, USA, 2007 - 2008
Survey name
Unnamed study
N = 2594
Non Response
Interview: Computer Assisted Telephone Interview (CATI)


Authors's Label
Supervisor support
Our Classification
Mean = 3,29
SD =     0,73
Respondents were asked to indicate how much they agreed with the following statements:
a) My supervisor or manager is responsive to my needs when I have family or personal business to take care of- for example, medical appointments, meeting with child's teacher, etc.;
b) My supervisor or manager is understanding when I talk about personal or family issues that affect my work;
c) I feel comfortable bringing up personal or family issues with my supervisor or manager; and
d) My supervisor or manager really cares about the effects that worlc demands have on my personal and family life.
l = strongly agree
4 = strongly disagree.

Each item was reverse coded, with higher scores indicating higher supervisor support.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-q r = +.23 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-q b = + p < .001 b = 0,153
adjusted for organizational support and coworker support

b = 0,097 (<0.01)
when additionally adjusted for family support,  children in the household, gender, family income, work hours, education, race, age, relationship status, physical health.

B = 0.044 (<0,05)
when aditionally adjusted for work-family conflict and its interactions with support of organisation, supervisor and coworkers

b = 0.042(ns)
when additionally adjusted for poor mental health status and its interactions with support of organisation, supervisor and coworkers