Findings on happiness in Michon (2014a): study IT 2003

Author(s)Michon, P.
TitleMothers and Quality of Life 26 EU Countries.
SourceEckermann, E.; Ed: "Gender, Lifespan and Quality of Life: An International Perspective", Springer Science+Buisiness Media Dordrecht, 2014, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 83 - 98
DOIDOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-7829-6
Public20 - 50 aged mothers, Italy, 2003
Survey nameEU-EQLS 2003
SampleSelection from general population sample
 Mothers selected from a general population sample.
Respondents N =0
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life these days? Please tell me on a scale of 1 to 10, where one means very dissatisfied and 10 means very satisfied 10 very satisfied 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 very dissatisfied
Author's labelAverage life satisfaction of Mothers.
Page in publication84
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Employment statusE02ab01Full-time home maker
Employment statusE02af01Part-time working of house-wives, also classified as above ↑
Employment statusE02ab03Unemployed involuntary, also classified as above ↑
Employment statusF01ajWorking mother, also classified as above ↑