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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
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=2.55     Mt=5.2
2       M=2.57     Mt=5.2
3       M=2.62     Mt=5.4
4       M=2.51     Mt=5.0
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=5.60      Mt=5.1
2       M=5.99      Mt=5.5
3       M=6.04      Mt=5.6
4       M=6.08      Mt=5.6
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .34      Mt=5.3
2       M= .62      Mt=5.6
3       M= .90      Mt=5.9
4       M= .90      Mt=5.9
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.00 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.04 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.09 p < .01 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = -.00 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.03 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.07 p < .01 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.02 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 = +.07 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income