Survey shows families in which husband does housework are happier

16:59, April 23, 2010      

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Families and marriages tend to be happier if the husband helps with the housework, according a survey released by Macromill, a Japanese Internet investigation company, on April 21.

The company conducted an online survey targeting married women over 20-years-old in April. In terms of their marriage, respondents were asked to make a comment on four standards—happy, relatively happy, relatively unhappy and unhappy. Meanwhile, a survey on their husbands' cooking was also conducted.

Among the 516 respondents, 39 percent said they have a happy family. Meanwhile, women whose husbands are good at cooking, about 68 percent said their families are happy, and as for the women whose husbands are not good at cooking, less than 29 percent said their families are happy.

Among the women whose husbands with cooking and housework, nearly 49 percent said their family is happy and 32 percent of women whose husbands never help with housework said their families are happy.

By People's Daily Online


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