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Table 5 Marginal Probability Effects of Spousal Share of Housework on Satisfaction with Spouse (Marginal effects at the mean)

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

Wife's Satisfaction with Husband Wife Not Working Wife Working Part-time Wife Working Full-time   Husband Husband
Husband's Weekday Share of Housework Husband's Weekend Share of Housework Husband's Weekday Share of Housework Husband's Weekend Share of Housework Husband's Weekday Share of Housework Husband's Weekend Share of Housework Husband's Satisfaction with Wife Wife's Weekday Share of Housework Wife's Weekend Share of Housework
dy/dx SE dy/dx SE dy/dx SE dy/dx SE dy/dx SE dy/dx SE   dy/dx SE dy/dx SE
1 = completely unhappy 0.039 0.022 * -0.086 0.020 *** -0.054 0.033 -0.084 0.024 *** -0.075 0.024 *** -0.059 0.024 *** 1 = completely unhappy -0.010 0.006 * -0.003 0.005
2 0.060 0.033 * -0.133 0.027 *** -0.062 0.037 * -0.097 0.030 *** -0.077 0.026 *** -0.061 0.024 *** 2 -0.021 0.011 * -0.007 0.010
3 0.145 0.076 * -0.320 0.050 *** -0.105 0.063 * -0.163 0.046 *** -0.132 0.041 *** -0.104 0.042 *** 3 -0.037 0.021 * -0.012 0.018
4 0.126 0.066 * -0.278 0.044 *** -0.053 0.033 -0.082 0.026 *** -0.081 0.026 *** -0.064 0.028 *** 4 -0.047 0.025 * -0.015 0.022
5 -0.161 0.085 * 0.355 0.057 *** 0.132 0.079 * 0.207 0.058 *** 0.149 0.046 *** 0.117 0.048 *** 5 0.031 0.017 * 0.010 0.015
6 = completely happy -0.209 0.110 * 0.462 0.065 *** 0.141 0.084 * 0.220 0.061 *** 0.217 0.064 *** 0.170 0.068 *** 6 = completely happy 0.085 0.046 * 0.028 0.040
  1. Note: Table 5 reports average marginal probability effects of spousal share of housework (from 0 to 100 percent) on satisfaction with spouse. 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.