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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
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=2.31     Mt=4.4
2       M=2.49     Mt=5.0
3       M=2.55     Mt=5.2
4       M=2.52     Mt=5.1
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=5.84      Mt=5.4
2       M=5.41      Mt=4.9
3       M=5.72      Mt=5.2
4       M=5.80      Mt=5.3
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .55      Mt=5.6
2       M= .51      Mt=5.5
3       M= .87      Mt=5.9
4       M=1.30      Mt=6.3
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.03 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.04 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.15 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.01 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.04 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.13 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.04 ns 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 = +.14 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income