Study Levitt et al. (1986): study US 1984
- Mothers of 13-months infants, Florida, U.S.A., 1984
- N = 43
- Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
Mailed questionnaire and behavioral observation
- Authors's Label
- Spousal support
- Our Classification
- Summed ratings on "emotional support"
and "child-care assistance" on Kahn and
Antonucci (1984) Network Questionnaire.
1.Emotional support: yes/no response on
-is in whom she confides
-makes her feel respected
-would care for her if she were ill
-is to whom she can talk when she is
upset, nervous or depressed.
2.Child-care support: yes/no response
on whether spouse
-helps on regular basis
-would be willing to babysit on short
-she could turn to for advice about
-she would be comfortable leaving