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Question: In your household, who does the washing and ironing?
Choices: "Always the woman" "Usually the woman" "About equal or both together" "Usually the man" "Always the man" "Is done by a third person"
Data: % of women who answer "Always the woman" "Usually the woman"
Period:
Area:
19 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Italy97.8%
2 Czech Republic94.7%
3 Austria93.7%
4 Japan 92.8%
5 Hungary90.5%
5 Spain90.5%
7 Netherlands89.5%
8 Germany89.3%
9 Slovenia88.8%
10 Ireland87.7%
11 Poland85.8%
12 Australia85.3%
12 Israel85.3%
14 United Kingdom84.7%
15 Norway84.2%
16 Sweden83.4%
17 New Zealand76.8%
18 Canada71.0%
19 United States70.4%

Note
The question is asked to those who live with their spouse/ partner. Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany. United Kingdom: excluding Northern Ireland.

No data for 19 countries.

Source
ISSP 1994

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data19
Regression equation
Y = -2.059035 X +8.628
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.348
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.121

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data19
Regression equation
Y = -129978.887996 X +162708.016
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.384
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.147

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data19
Regression equation
Y = 2.702796 X +78.638
Correlation coefficient (r)0.069
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.005

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data19
Regression equation
Y = -0.689627 X +2.214
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.134
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.018

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data19
Regression equation
Y = -14.659023 X +22.350
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.379
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.144