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Correlational findings

Study Bradburn (1969): study US 1963

Public:
21-60 aged, urban areas, USA, 1963 - 64
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2787
Non Response:
± 20%, Attrition ± 30%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Repeated interviews at home using highly structured questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's label
Employment status of spouce
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Spouce employed
1 Spouce unemployed

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DMr = + p < .05 - Husbands
  - S employed, wife employed          RT=.53
  - S employed, wife unemployed        RT=.50
  - S unemployed, wife employed        RT=.42
  - S unemployed, wife unemployed      RT=.34
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DMr = + p < .05 - Wives
  - S employed, husband employed       RT=.53
  - S employed, husband unemployed     RT=.35
  - S unemployed, husband employed     RT=.45
  - S unemployed, husband unemployed   RT=.40
- Wives whose husband is chief wage earner
  - husband employed                   RT=.48
  - husband unemployed                 RT=.38

Ridit analysis compares distribution in category with distribution in total sample. RT above .50 means relative high level, RT below .50 relative low level.