Findings on happiness in Schoon et al. (2005): study EE 2000 /2

Author(s)Schoon, I.; Hansson, L.; Salmela-Aro, K.
TitleCombining Work and Family. Life Satisfaction Among Married and Divorced Men and Women in Estonia, Finland, and the UK.
SourceEuropean Psychologist, 2005, Vol. 10, 309 - 319
DOIdoi: 10.1027/1016-9040.10.4.309
PublicMarrieds and divorced, Estonia, 2003
Survey nameNot available
 Estonia 2003 survey
SampleProbability stratified sample
 Subsample of married and divorced study participants of the Estonia 2003 survey
Respondents N =1556
Non Responsenot reported
AssesmentMultiple methods
 not reported
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life? Again, pick a number between 0 and 10 to indicate how satisfied you are. 0 totally dissatisfied 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 totally satisfied
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication312
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation1.151.15

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Employment StatusE02abCurrent employment status
Employment StatusE02ab01Full-time home maker, also classified as above ↑
GenderG01aaSex (male vs female)
Marital StatusM02aa03Married vs divorced
Occupational StatusO01ac01bSkill level of occupation
Parental statusC03abCurrent parental status
Part-time vs full-time workE02abCurrent employment status
Part-time vs full-time workE02ab01Full-time home maker, also classified as above ↑
Part-time vs full-time workE02ad01Full-time vs part-time, also classified as above ↑