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Table 4 Ordered Probit Estimate of Satisfaction with Spouse

From: Sharing housework between husbands and wives: how to improve marital satisfaction for working wives in Japan

Independent Variables Wife's Satisfaction with Husband  
Wife Not Working Wife Working Part-time Wife Working Full-time Husband's Satisfaction with Wife
(1) (2) (3) (4)
Coef. SE   Coef. SE   Coef. SE   Coef. SE  
Share of Housework
 Spouse: Weekday -0.009 0.005 * 0.007 0.004 * 0.009 0.003 *** 0.003 0.002 *
 Spouse: Weekend 0.020 0.003 *** 0.011 0.003 *** 0.007 0.003 ** 0.001 0.001  
 Other Family Members: Weekday 0.011 0.006 * -0.00002 0.004   -0.002 0.004   -0.009 0.004 **
 Other Family Members: Weekend -0.015 0.006 *** 0.002 0.006   0.003 0.005   0.011 0.004 **
Age -0.023 0.013 * -0.028 0.013 ** -0.002 0.015   -0.007 0.008  
Education
 Less than High School -0.515 0.234 ** 0.492 0.305   -0.763 0.472   -0.092 0.147  
 Junior College -0.015 0.095   0.084 0.085   0.080 0.111   0.043 0.080  
 College -0.092 0.113   0.063 0.112   0.029 0.145   -0.044 0.065  
Log of Labor Income - -   -0.005 0.030   0.074 0.041 * 0.028 0.030  
Spouse Age -0.011 0.010   -0.012 0.010   -0.021 0.010 ** -0.008 0.007  
Spouse Education             
 Less than High School 0.031 0.245   0.014 0.182   0.319 0.217   -0.265 0.177  
 Junior College 0.213 0.121 * 0.114 0.107   -0.124 0.138   0.003 0.060  
 College 0.087 0.096   0.132 0.091   0.197 0.117 * 0.171 0.070 **
Spouse Not Working 1.285 0.524 ** 0.818 0.518   0.324 0.486   0.142 0.165  
Spouse Works More than 60 h per Week -0.085 0.078   0.151 0.083 * 0.112 0.094   0.351 0.212 *
Spouse Log of Labor Income 0.112 0.071   0.193 0.074 *** 0.158 0.069 ** 0.007 0.033  
Length of Marriage 0.010 0.012   0.011 0.012   -0.003 0.013   -0.014 0.006 **
Number of Children             
 Preschool Children -0.223 0.052 *** -0.224 0.066 *** -0.205 0.069 *** -0.146 0.037 ***
 Elementary School Children -0.072 0.053   -0.068 0.054   -0.239 0.073 *** -0.068 0.036 *
 Junior/High School Children -0.192 0.067 *** -0.117 0.056 ** -0.254 0.066 *** -0.149 0.040 ***
 Children Older than 19 -0.100 0.103   -0.042 0.088   -0.071 0.092   0.055 0.056  
Log pseudolikelihood -1526.6 -1841.7 -1353.0 -4484.3
N 1060 1207 897 3104
  1. Note: See note in Table 2 for other variables included in the regression. Robust standard errors clustered at the individual level are in parentheses.
  2. *p < 0.05, **p <0.01, ***p < 0.001.