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Bericat (2016): study ZZ Europe 2006 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Bericat, E.
Title:
The Subjective Well-Being of Working Women in Europe.
Source:
Connerly, M.L. and Wu, J.;Ed.:"Handbook on Well-Being of Working Women", International Handbook of Quality-of-Life, Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht, 2016, Netherlands, 633 - 650

Investigation

Public:
15-65 aged general public, 25 European nations, 2006
Survey name:
EU-ESS 3: 2006
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 43000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on two questions:

Please tell me how often you have felt this way during the past week...?
A:  I was happy
B:  I enjoyed life

1  rarely or none of the time (less than one day)
2  some or a little of the time
3  occasionally or a moderate amount of time
4  most or all of the time (5-7 days)

Items in CES-D (Center for Epidemiologic Studies of Depression) Scale

Summation: A+B
Classification:
M-TH-cw-mq-v-4-a
Author's label:
situation
Page in publication:
636
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Please tell me how often you have felt this way during the past week...?
I enjoyed life...
1  rarely or none of the time
2  some or a little of the time
3  occasionally or a moderate amount of time
4  most of the time

Item in CES-D (Center for Epidemiologic Studies of Depression) Scale. Score reversed.
Classification:
M-TH-cw-sq-v-4-ba
Author's label:
enjoyed life
Page in publication:
634
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 4%,   2: 25%,   3: 45.3%,   4: 25.7%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.93
SD:
0.81
Full text:
Selfreport on single questions:

"Please tell me how often you have felt this way during the past week...?"
I was happy
1  rarely or none of the time
2  some or a little of the time
3  occasionally or a moderate amount of time
4  most of the time

Item in CES-D (Center for Epidemiologic Studies of Depression) Scale
Classification:
M-TH-cw-sq-v-4-aa
Author's label:
were happy
Page in publication:
634
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 3.3%,   2: 23.7%,   3: 48.6%,   4: 24.3%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.94
SD:
0.78

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Working (or not) In working-force or not
Current employment status
Occupation Current employment status
Unfit for work
Involved in schooling or not
Current status: retired or not
Homemaker Full-time home maker Employment Unemployed involuntary
Looking for work
Perceived risk of unemployment Perceived chances for employment Employee and employer Current employment status
Self employed
Entrepreneur
Definite contract (vs temporary) Tenure (vs flex contracts) Gender Sex (male vs female)