Correlational finding on Happiness and Time spent on work and care
Subject code: T01ad08

StudyZuzanek (2006): study CA 2001
TitleAdolescent Time use and Well-Being from a Comparative Perspective.
SourceSociety and Leisure, 2006, Vol. 28, 379 - 423.
Public12-19 aged, Ontario, Canada, 2001/2003
SampleProbability stratified sample
Non-Response20,7
Respondents N =2213

Correlate
Author's labelweekly hours of paid work
Page in Source 401
Our classificationTime spent on work and care, code T01ad08
Operationalization
Hours of work reported in time diaries kept on one day 

0 no work reported
1 1-10 hours
2 11-20 hours
4 more than 21 hours

Observed Relation with Happiness
Happiness
Measure
StatisticsElaboration/Remarks
M-FH-?-sq-?-5-aDM=
no work reported     M = 3.92
1-10 hours           M = 4.02
11-20 hours          M = 3.91
more than 21 hours   M = 3.99


Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
CodeFull Text
M-FH-?-sq-?-5-aSelfreport on single question:

"....... how happy you feel ....."
(full question not reported)
1
2
3
4
5

Scale labels not reported


Appendix 2: Statistics used
SymbolExplanation
DMDIFFERENCE of MEANS
Type: descriptive statistic only.
Measurement level: Correlate: dichotomous, Happiness: metric
Range: depending on the happiness rating scale of the author; range symmetric about zero.

Meaning: the difference of the mean happiness, as measured on the author's rating scale, between the two correlate levels.
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl