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Correlational findings

Study Wright (1978): study US 1971

Public:
White married women, USA, 1971-76
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2541
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
In laborforce
Our Classification
Operationalization
1 Housewives
0 Working wives

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa G = ±      Middle class    Working class
1971 G'=+.13 (01)    G'=+.16 (01)
1972 G'=-.09 (05)    G'=-.05 (ns)
1973 G'=-.08 (ns)    G'=-.05 (ns)
1974 G'=-.04 (ns)    G'=+.11 (ns)
1975 G'=-.01 (ns)    G'=+.05 (ns)
1976 G'=-.04 (ns)    G'=+.22 (01)
No consistent, substantial or significant
differences.                           
O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-a DMt = ± 1971 only:
Middle class: Housewives Mt'=8.2  Working Mt'=7.9
Working cl. : Housewives Mt'=8.1  Working Mt'=8.0