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Correlational findings

Study Glatzer (1984): study XZ Germany West 1978

Public:
18+ aged, general public, West-Germany, 1978-1988
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2100
Non Response:
?
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
At home.

Correlate

Authors's label
Post-materialistic values
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index of political priorities (Inglehart 1977) 'what do you see as the most important political goal ?'
a. law and order
b. more influence on government
c. battle against rising prices
d. free speech

Rated as the most important or second most important.
a and c indicate materialistic values, b and d post - materialistic.

1   materialistic (ac,ca)
2   mat./p.m. (ab,ad,cb,cd)
3   p.m./mat. (ba,bc,da,dc)
4   post - materialistic (bd,db)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-4-b SNR =            eta         G          r          ß

1978      +.04       +.02       +.00       +.06
1980      +.06       +.03       +.02       +.04
1984      +.07       +.03       +.01       +.06
1988      +.04       +.02       +.02       +.04

ß's controlled for age, gender, perceived class
and marital status.
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-ba SNR =            eta         G          r          ß

1978      -.08       -.06       -.05       +.08
1980      -.07       -.03       -.04       +.07
1984      -.08       -.02       -.01       +.07
1988      -.06       -.04       -.01       +.06

ß's controlled for age, gender, perceived class and marital status.