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Correlational findings

Study Levitt et al. (1986): study US 1984

Public:
Mothers of 13-months infants, Florida, U.S.A., 1984
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 43
Non Response:
20%
Assessment:
Niet gebruiken Questionnaire: paper and pencil
Mailed questionnaire and behavioral observation

Correlate

Authors's label
Child care assistance
Our Classification
Operationalization
Kahn and Antonucci (1984) Network Questionnaire. With regard to child-care the mother was asked to indicate those
-who helps her to care for the baby on
regular basis
-who would be willing to babysit on
short notice
-whom she could turn to for advice
about her baby
-with whom she would be comfortable
leaving her infant.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = .03 ns Perceived child-care assistance from:
- Husband                     +.28  (05)
- Mother                      -.09  (ns)
- Father                      -.04  (ns)
- Siblings                    +.01  (ns)
- Other family members        +.33  (05)
- Friends                     -.22  (ns)
- Children                    -.20  (ns)
- Mother-in-law               +.08  (ns)
- Father-in-law               +.16  (ns)

O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a r = +.02 ns Perceived child-care assistance from:
- Husband                     +.38  (05)
- Mother                      -.04  (ns)
- Father                      -.01  (ns)
- Siblings                    +.08  (ns)
- Other family members        +.20  (ns)
- Friends                     -.18  (ns)
- Children                    -.07  (ns)
- Mother-in-law               +.11  (ns)
- Father-in-law               +.02  (ns)