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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:
Selfreport 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
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%
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 Satisfaction with colleagues
Relations at work
Co-worker support
Social support Current social support received Presence of preschool children living in the household Children in the household Male Sex (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