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Studies

Treas et al. (2011): study ZZ Developed nations 2001

Publication

Author(s):
Treas, J.; Chloe Tai, T.; VanderLippe, T.
Title:
The Happy Homemaker? Married Women's Well-Being in Cross-National Perpective.
Source:
Social Forces, 2011, Vol. 90, 111 - 132

Investigation

Public:
Women with partner, aged 18-65, 28 countries, 2001-2004
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 7014
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Oral, paper and pencil resp. postal interview with standardised questionnaire

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

If you were to consider your life in general, how happy or unhappy would you say you are, on the whole?
7  completely happy
6  very happy
5  fairly happy
4  neither happy nor unhappy
3  fairly unhappy
2  very unhappy
1  completely unhappy
-   can't choose
-   no answer
Classification:
O-HL-g-sq-v-7-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
117,120
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:
5.37
SD:
0.94

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Work status Current employment status Age Current age (in years) Number of children Number of children Education Level of school-education Liberal gender ideology Gender-role attitudes Religious services attendance Current religious practices Family Income Household income Task sharing Satisfaction division of household-work Housework fairness Gender roles
Satisfaction division of household-work
Family stress Family climate Housework conflict Family climate