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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
Number of children
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "Have you had any children?"
0   None
1   1 child
2   2 children
3   3 children
4   4 children
5   5 children
6   6 or more children

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 0       M=3.16     Mt=7.2
1       M=3.17     Mt=7.2
2       M=3.18     Mt=7.3
3       M=3.18     Mt=7.3
4       M=3.15     Mt=7.2
5       M=3.00     Mt=6.7
6       M=3.11     Mt=7.0
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 0       M=6.54      Mt=6.2
1       M=6.87      Mt=6.5
2       M=6.90      Mt=6.6
3       M=7.04      Mt=6.7
4       M=6.92      Mt=6.6
5       M=6.27      Mt=5.9
6       M=6.67      Mt=6.3
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 0       M=1.44      Mt=6.4  
1       M=1.42      Mt=6.4
2       M=1.16      Mt=6.2
3       M=1.21      Mt=6.2
4       M=1.84      Mt=6.8
5       M= .73      Mt=5.7
6       M=1.30      Mt=6.3
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.04 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.03 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = -.00 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.06 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = -.03 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.01 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.01 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.03 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income