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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study NL 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1017
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Membership of volun-tary organizations
Our Classification
Operationalization
Number of 'yes' responses: "Which, if any of these organizations do you belong to....?" For example: Religious or church organizations, Political parties or groups, Sports or recreation (16 items). The summed score is divided
into 3 categories ....
1   0
2   1
3   2 - 16

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=3.28      Mt=7.6
2       M=3.40      Mt=8.0
3       M=3.41      Mt=8.0
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.60      Mt=7.3
2       M=7.73      Mt=7.5
3       M=7.92      Mt=7.7
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.20      Mt=6.2  
2       M=1.80      Mt=6.8
3       M=1.97      Mt=7.0
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.00 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.10 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.16 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.03 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.04 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.09 p < .01 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.03 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.05 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.13 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )