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Studies

Demerouti et al. (2005): study NL 2002

Publication

Author(s):
Demerouti, E.; Bakker, A.B.; Schaufeli, W.B.
Title:
Spillover and Crossover of Exhaustion and Life Satisfaction among Dual-Earning Parents.
Source:
Journal of Vocational Behavior, 2005, Vol. 67, 266 - 289

Investigation

Public
Dual-earning parents of young children, the Netherlands, 2000
Sample
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents
N = 382
Non Response
59 %
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper
For each spouse separately

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life in general?
1  very dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-n-10-a
Author's label:
Life Satisfaction
Page in publication:
274, 275
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.78 7.53
SD:
1.16 -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender Sexe: male (vs female) Work pressure Strain at work
Time-pressure at work
Emotional Demands Mental strain at work Work to Family Interference (WFI) Perceived conflict between work and home life Exhaustion Feeling energetic (vs lethargic, tired)
Fatigue
Current satisfaction with work
Happiness of spouse Happiness of spouse
Happiness of spouse
Work conditions of spouse Work conditions of spouse Emotional demands of spouse Work conditions of spouse Work to Family Interference (WFI ) Work conditions of spouse
Perceived conflict between work and home life
Exhaustion of spouse Health of spouse