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Correlational findings

Study Molnar (1985): study US 1981

Public:
Farm operators, Alabama, USA, 1981
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 705
Non Response:
29,9%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Wife's work status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single closed question on wife's work off the farm, rated on a 3-point scale:
1: does not work off the farm
2: works part-time
3: works full time.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-cy-sq-l-9-a r = +.06 ns C-BW-cy-sq-l-9-a r = +.06 ns C-BW-cy-sq-l-9-a Beta = +.04 ns ß controlled for: gross farm sales, percent farm income, total family income, off-farm work days, land operated, growth plans, commitment to farming, economic constraints, self-definition, age, and education.
When specified for size of farm:
-small   ß=+.08
-medium  ß=+.05
-large   ß=+.00