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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study FR 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, France, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1002
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Membership of volun-tary organizations
Our Classification
Operationalization
Number of 'yes' responses: "Which, if any of these organizations do you belong to....?" For example: Religious or church organizations, Political parties or groups, Sports or recreation (16 items). The summed score is divided
into 3 categories ....
1   0
2   1
3   2 - 16

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=3.13      Mt=7.1
2       M=3.26      Mt=7.5
3       M=3.18      Mt=7.3
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.63      Mt=6.3
2       M=6.95      Mt=6.6
3       M=7.12      Mt=6.8
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.04      Mt=6.0  
2       M=1.68      Mt=6.7
3       M=1.95      Mt=6.9
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.06 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.11 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.18 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.05 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.08 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.16 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.04 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.08 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.14 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )