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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
Political concern
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "How interested would you say you are in politics?"
1   Not at all interested
2   Not very interested
3   Somewhat interested
4   Very interested

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.47     Mt=4.9
2       M=2.55     Mt=5.2
3       M=2.52     Mt=5.1
4       M=2.55     Mt=5.2
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=5.63      Mt=5.1
2       M=5.80      Mt=5.3
3       M=6.08      Mt=5.6
4       M=6.19      Mt=5.8
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .18      Mt=5.2
2       M= .33      Mt=5.3
3       M= .65      Mt=5.7
4       M= .87      Mt=5.9
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.01 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.06 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.11 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.00 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.05 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.08 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.01 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.06 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = -.03 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income