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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
Concerns
Our Classification
Operationalization
Questions on perceived importance of:

- job
- family
- income
- love
- political influence
- succes
- leisure time
- religion
- health

Each rated on a 4 point scale ranging from 'not very important' to 'very important'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

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

Importance of job
1978
1980      +.10       +.16       +.10       +.08
1984      +.06       +.09       +.05       +.04
1988      +.12       +.21       +.12       +.11

Importance of family
1978
1980      +.18       +.37       +.18       +.10
1984      +.15       +.34       +.14       +.10
1988      +.18       +.41       +.18       +.11

Importance of income
1978
1980      +.09       +.18       +.09       +.08
1984      +.05       +.01       +.00       +.04
1988      +.08       +.14       +.07       +.09

Importance of love
1978
1980      +.19       +.37       +.19       +.14
1984      +.14       +.31       +.14       +.09
1988      +.20       +.40       +.19       +.13

Importance of political influence
1978
1980      +.05       +.06       +.04       +.05
1984      +.03       +.04       +.02       +.04
1988      +.06       +.05       +.04       +.04

Importance of succes
1978
1980      +.15       +.25       +.14       +.10
1984      +.08       +.12       +.07       +.03
1988      +.13       +.18       +.12       +.07

Importance of leisure time

           eta         G          r          ß
1978
1980      +.17       +.28       +.17       +.14
1984      +.15       +.27       +.15       +.14
1988      +.15       +.17       +.12       +.11

importance of religion

           eta         G          r          ß
1978
1980      +.03       +.02       +.01       +.04
1984      -.02       -.01       -.01       +.02
1988      -.03       +.01       -.00       +.04

importance of health
1978
1980
1984      +.03       +.10       +.03       +.03
1988      +.07       +.19       +.07       +.06

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

Importance of: job
1978                                  
1980      -.10       -.10       -.09       +.11
1984      -.06       -.09       -.06       +.03
1988      -.15       -.17       -.15       +.15

Importance of: family
1978
1980      -.14       -.18       -.14       +.10
1984      -.15       -.23       -.13       +.11
1988      -.20       -.29       -.19       +.15

Importance of: income
1978
1980      -.07       -.09       -.06       +.07
1984      -.04       -.04       -.01       +.04
1988      -.05       -.06       -.03       +.05

Importance of: love
1978
1980      -.09       -.11       -.09       +.07
1984      -.15       -.22       -.24       +.11
1988      -.15       -.19       -.15       +.11

Importance of: political influence
1978
1980      -.04       -.02       -.02       +.06
1984      -.05       -.02       -.02       +.02
1988      -.08       +.00       -.03       +.04

Importance of: succes
1978
1980      -.09       -.10       -.09       +.09
1984      -.06       -.07       -.05       +.02
1988      -.15       -.13       -.13       +.11

Importance of: leisure time
1978
1980      -.14       -.15       -.14       +.15
1984      -.15       -.18       -.15       +.13
1988      -.16       -.12       -.12       +.15

Importance of: religion
1978
1980      -.09       -.09       -.07       +.09
1984      -.04       -.04       -.03       +.05
1988      -.05       -.03       -.04       +.04

Importance of: health
1978
1980
1984      -.06       -.10       -.03       +.07
1988      -.08       -.14       -.08       +.06

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