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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study EE 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Estonia, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1008
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Perceived fate control
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "How much freedom of choice and control do you feel you have over the way your life turns out?" rated on a 10-point numerical scale ranging from 'none at all' to 'a great deal'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.46      Mt=4.9
2       M=2.22      Mt=4.1
3       M=2.23      Mt=4.1
4       M=2.36      Mt=4.5
5       M=2.57      Mt=5.2
6       M=2.57      Mt=5.2
7       M=2.66      Mt=5.5
8       M=2.72      Mt=5.7
9       M=2.81      Mt=6.0
10      M=2.69      Mt=5.6
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=4.59      Mt=4.0
2       M=4.58      Mt=4.0
3       M=4.90      Mt=4.3
4       M=5.20      Mt=4.7
5       M=5.40      Mt=4.9
6       M=6.25      Mt=5.8  
7       M=6.16      Mt=5.7
8       M=6.87      Mt=6.5
9       M=6.67      Mt=6.3
10      M=6.60      Mt=6.2
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .06      Mt=5.1
2       M= .00      Mt=5.0
3       M= .08      Mt=5.1
4       M= .18      Mt=5.2
5       M= .50      Mt=5.5
6       M= .91      Mt=5.9
7       M= .84      Mt=5.8
8       M=1.20      Mt=6.2
9       M=1.49      Mt=6.5
10      M=1.18      Mt=6.2
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.21 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.30 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.22 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.17 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.24 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.17 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.20 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.29 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.22 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income