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Pichler (2009): study ZZ Europe 2004

Publication

Author(s):
Pichler, F.
Title:
Determinants of Work-Life Balance: Shortcomings in the Contemporary Measurement of WLB in Large-Scale Surveys.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2009, Vol. 92, 449 - 469

Investigation

Public:
Employed in paid work, 26 European nations, 2004-05
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 16860
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole nowadays?
0  extremely dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 extremely satisfied
-    don't know
-   no answer
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd
Author's label:
life-satisfaction
Page in publication:
463, 464
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.56 6.56
SD:
2.47 2.47
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how happy would you say you are?
0  extremely unhappy
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 extremely happy
-    don't know
-    no answer
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
463
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.01 7.01
SD:
2.12 2.12

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Work-Life Balance (WLB) Perceived conflict between work and home life Subjective health Current general health status Emotional well-being Feeling cheerful (vs gloomy) Life Satisfaction O-HL by O-SL