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Correlational findings

Study Glenn & Weaver (1981a): study US 1973

Public:
Marrieds, USA, 1973-78
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 9000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Correlate

Authors's label
Satisfaction with work
Our Classification
Operationalization
Direct question: "On the whole, how satisfied are you with the work you do; would you say you are very satisfied, moderately satisfied, a little dissatisfied or very dissatisfied?"

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = + p < .05 Married persons working full-time:
- white men:   r=+.14   ß=+.07
- black men:   r=+.29   ß=+.19
- white women: r=+.16   ß=+.09
- black women: r=-.13   ß=-.16
        
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = + p < .05 Married persons working full-time
- white men:   r=+.14   ß=+.07
- black men:   r=+.29   ß=+.19
- white women: r=+.16   ß=+.09
- black women: r=-.13   ß=-.16
            

O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa Beta = + ß controled for marital happiness and satisfaction with: financial situation, community, nonworking activities, family life, friendships and health