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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
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=3.15     Mt=7.2
2       M=3.19     Mt=7.3
3       M=3.15     Mt=7.2
4       M=3.25     Mt=7.5
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.73      Mt=6.4
2       M=6.83      Mt=6.5
3       M=6.79      Mt=6.4
4       M=6.89      Mt=6.5
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.08      Mt=6.1
2       M=1.37      Mt=6.4
3       M=1.41      Mt=6.4
4       M=2.00      Mt=7.0
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.11 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.01 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.01 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.09 p < .001 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 = -.04 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.07 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income