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Studies

Della Giusta et al. (2010a): study GB 1996 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Della Giusta, M.; Jewell, S.; King, Z.
Title:
Time Packages and Their Effect on Life Satisfaction.
Source:
Paper 084, Henley Business School, University of Reading, 2010, UK

Investigation

Public
Adults, general public, UK, 1996-2007
Survey name
UK-BHPS 1996
Sample
Non-probability purposive-quota sample
Respondents
N = 50657
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
1  not satisfied at all
2
3
4
5
6
7  completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e
Remarks:
question not asked in 2001 such that this year was excluded

here: Couple Satisfaction computed: LS(male) + LS(female) /2
Page in publication:
4, 14
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.23 7.05
SD:
0.93 1.55

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Life satisfaction partner Happiness of spouse Age Current age (in years) Gender Sexe: male (vs female) Log (annual household income per capita) Household income Number of children of different age groups Number of children
Age of children
Employment status Current employment status Total hours worked Work conditions of spouse
Work hours
Time spend on work
Percentage share of housework Shared household-tasks Index of time use specialisation Current time-usage Care Current characteristics of marriage-relationship
Current support behavior
Health status Self-perceived health Attitudes to Family Life Attitudes to family-life