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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
Perceived fate control
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "How much freedom of choice and control do you feel you have over the way your life turns out?" rated on a 10-point numerical scale ranging from 'none at all' to 'a great deal'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=3.48      Mt=8.3
2       M=3.13      Mt=7.1
3       M=3.16      Mt=7.2
4       M=3.25      Mt=7.5
5       M=3.34      Mt=7.8
6       M=3.36      Mt=7.9
7       M=3.40      Mt=8.0
8       M=3.50      Mt=8.3
9       M=3.42      Mt=8.1
10      M=3.47      Mt=8.2
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=8.12      Mt=7.9
2       M=7.08      Mt=6.8
3       M=7.03      Mt=6.7
4       M=7.36      Mt=7.1
5       M=7.76      Mt=7.5
6       M=7.61      Mt=7.3  
7       M=7.87      Mt=7.6
8       M=8.04      Mt=7.8
9       M=8.25      Mt=8.1
10      M=8.91      Mt=8.8
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.65      Mt=6.7
2       M= .77      Mt=5.8
3       M= .97      Mt=6.0
4       M=1.47      Mt=6.5
5       M=1.46      Mt=6.5
6       M=1.81      Mt=6.8
7       M=1.95      Mt=7.0
8       M=2.19      Mt=7.2
9       M=2.27      Mt=7.3
10      M=2.01      Mt=7.0
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.08 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.14 p < .01 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.15 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.07 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.14 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.14 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.06 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.16 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.14 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income