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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
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=2.61      Mt=5.4
2       M=2.90      Mt=6.3
3       M=2.90      Mt=6.3
4       M=2.99      Mt=6.6
5       M=3.14      Mt=7.1
6       M=3.12      Mt=7.1
7       M=3.18      Mt=7.3
8       M=3.30      Mt=7.7
9       M=3.34      Mt=7.8
10      M=3.44      Mt=8.1
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=4.52      Mt=3.9
2       M=5.36      Mt=4.8
3       M=5.69      Mt=5.2
4       M=5.65      Mt=5.1
5       M=6.29      Mt=5.9
6       M=6.76      Mt=6.4  
7       M=7.13      Mt=6.8
8       M=7.45      Mt=7.2
9       M=8.37      Mt=8.2
10      M=8.03      Mt=7.8
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .09      Mt=5.1
2       M= .41      Mt=5.4
3       M= .74      Mt=5.7
4       M= .33      Mt=5.3
5       M=1.08      Mt=6.1
6       M=1.38      Mt=6.4
7       M=1.78      Mt=6.8
8       M=1.78      Mt=6.8
9       M=2.00      Mt=7.0
10      M=1.83      Mt=6.8
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.26 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.43 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.25 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.18 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.36 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.18 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.26 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.43 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.21 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income