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Studies

Richter et al. (2018): study DE 2007

Publication

Author(s):
Richter, N.; Bondu, R.; Spiess, C.K.
Title:
Relations Among Maternal Life Satisfaction, Shared Activities, and Child Well-Being.
Source:
Frontiers in Psychology, 2018, Vol. 9, online, art. 739

Investigation

Public:
Mothers and their child, Germany, 2007/8
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 291
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)
Both mother and child completed a verbal ability test

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life these days? Please answer with the help of this scale. For instance, when you are totally satisfied with your life, please tick '10'. When you are totally unsatisfied with your life, please tick '0'. You may use all values in between to indicate that you are neither totally satisfied nor totally unsatisfied."
10 totally satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  totally unsatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d
Author's label:
maternal life-satisfaction
Page in publication:
47,29
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.29 7.29
SD:
1.88 1.88

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Frequency of shared activities with child Shared activities with children Selfregulation of child Impulsive (vs self controlled)
Self-controlled
Prosocial behavior of child Receptive vocabulary of child Verbal ability