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Correlational findings

Study Townsend & Gurin (1981): study US 1972

Public:
18+ aged, white women, USA, 1972
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 946
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Highly structured

Correlate

Authors's label
Role-fit
Our Classification
Operationalization
a: Employed women
b: Career-oriented home-makers
c: Home-oriented homemakers

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-c-sq-v-3-b DMa =               raw mean   adjusted mean
employed      M = 1,90   Ma = 1.90
career-home   M = 1,84   Ma = 1.82
home-home     M = 1,94   Ma = 1.94

O-Slu recided 1-2
O-SLu-c-sq-v-3-b = +.01 ns (raw) O-SLu-c-sq-v-3-b Beta = +.02 p < .001 (adjusted) C-RA-h-sq-v-2-a DMa =               raw mean   adjusted mean
employed      M = 1,67   Ma = 1.67
career-home   M = 1,57   Ma = 1.53
home-home     M = 1,74   Ma = 1.75

Ma's adjusted for
- marital status
- education
- age
C-RA-h-sq-v-2-a = +.01 ns (raw) C-RA-h-sq-v-2-a Beta = +.03 p < .001 (adjusted)

Happiness reversed (in original presented as 'dissatisfaction')