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Studies

Yucel & Minnotte (2017): study US 2007

Publication

Author(s):
Yucel, D.; Minnotte, K.L.
Title:
Workplace Support and Life Satisfaction: the Mediating Roles of Work-to-Family Conflict and Mental Health.
Source:
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2017, Vol. 12, 549 - 575

Investigation

Public:
Working population, USA, 2007 - 2008
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 2594
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

All things considered, how do you feel about your life these days?
4  very satisfied
3
2
1 very dissatisfied
Labels of response options 2 and 3 not reported
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-q
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Remarks:
Those who report being somewhat dissatisfied or very dissatisfied are grouped into one
category ( coded 1 ), while those who report somwhat satisfied or very satisfied remain in separate groups (coded 2 and 3 respectively). The recoded scale ranges from 1 to 3
Page in publication:
556
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.30 -
SD:
0.67 -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Organizational support Work-life balance
Conflict between demand of work and home
Supervisor support Relation with superiors
Work-life balance
Coworker support Relations at work
Satisfaction with colleagues
Co-worker support
Social support Perceived availability of social support Presence of preschool children living in the household Children in the household Male Sexe: male (vs female) Log of annual family income Household income Work hours Work hours
Time spend on work
Nonstandard work hours Irregular work hours Education Level of school-education Race Current ethnicity Age Current age (in years) Relationship status Married state (compared to non-married states) Physical health Self-perceived health Work-to-family conflict Work-life balance Poor mental health Self ratings of mental health