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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study LT 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Lithuania, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Number of children
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "Have you had any children?"
0   None
1   1 child
2   2 children
3   3 children
4   4 children
5   5 children
6   6 or more children

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 0       M=2.56     Mt=5.2
1       M=2.49     Mt=5.0
2       M=2.55     Mt=5.2
3       M=2.49     Mt=5.0
4       M=2.46     Mt=4.9
5       Empty category
6       Empty category
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 0       M=6.13      Mt=5.7
1       M=5.87      Mt=5.4
2       M=6.07      Mt=5.6
3       M=5.87      Mt=5.4
4       M=5.80      Mt=5.3
5       Empty category
6       Empty category
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 0       M= .62      Mt=5.6  
1       M= .36      Mt=5.4
2       M= .64      Mt=5.6
3       M= .77      Mt=5.8
4       M= .74      Mt=5.7
5       Less than 10 Ss
6       Less than 10 Ss
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.03 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = -.03 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.03 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = -.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = -.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.02 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.09 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.03 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.02 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income