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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:
Selfreport 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
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
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 Sex (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 hours
Work conditions of spouse
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