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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study LV 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Latvia, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 903
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=2.49     Mt=5.0
1       M=2.46     Mt=4.9
2       M=2.56     Mt=5.2
3       M=2.62     Mt=5.4
4       M=2.56     Mt=5.2
5       Empty category
6       Empty category
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 0       M=5.67      Mt=5.2
1       M=5.70      Mt=5.2
2       M=5.73      Mt=5.3
3       M=6.09      Mt=5.7
4       M=5.00      Mt=4.4
5       Empty category
6       Empty category
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 0       M= .92      Mt=5.9  
1       M= .80      Mt=5.8
2       M= .99      Mt=6.0
3       M=1.14      Mt=6.1
4       M=1.29      Mt=6.3
5       Empty category
6       Empty category
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.07 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.01 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.04 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.06 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.03 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.12 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.02 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