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
Satisfaction with job
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "Overall, how satis- fied or dissatisfied are you with your job?" rated on a 10-point numerical scale ranging from 'dissatisfied' to 'satisfied'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = 1       Less than 10 Ss
2       Less than 10 Ss
3       Less than 10 Ss
4       Less than 10 Ss
5       M=3.48     Mt=8.3
6       M=3.36     Mt=7.9
7       M=3.30     Mt=7.7
8       M=3.48     Mt=8.3
9       M=3.67     Mt=8.9
10      M=3.58     Mt=8.6
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = 1       Less than 10 Ss
2       Less than 10 Ss
3       Less than 10 Ss
4       Less than 10 Ss
5       M= 6.69     Mt= 6.3
6       M= 7.61     Mt= 7.3
7       M= 7.61     Mt= 7.3
8       M= 7.95     Mt= 7.7
9       M= 8.30     Mt= 8.1
10      M= 8.66     Mt= 8.5
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = 1       Less than 10 Ss
2       Less than 10 Ss
3       Less than 10 Ss
4       Less than 10 Ss
5       M=1.18      Mt=6.2
6       M=1.44      Mt=6.4
7       M=1.66      Mt=6.7
8       M=2.42      Mt=7.4
9       M=2.76      Mt=7.8
10      M=2.27      Mt=7.3
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.18 p < .01 Working Ss only O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = +.28 p < .001 Working Ss only A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.20 p < .01 Working Ss only O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.16 p < .001 Working Ss only O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = +.28 p < .001 Working Ss only A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.17 p < .001 Working Ss only O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.22 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = +.36 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.23 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income