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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
Number of children
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "Have you had any children?"
0   None
1   1 child
2   2 children
3   3 children
4   4 children
5   5 children
6   6 or more children

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = 0       M=3.39     Mt=8.0
1       M=3.36     Mt=7.9
2       M=3.43     Mt=8.1
3       M=3.37     Mt=7.9
4       M=3.47     Mt=8.2
5       M=3.23     Mt=7.4
6       Less than 10 Ss
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = 0       M=7.83      Mt=7.6
1       M=7.75      Mt=7.5
2       M=7.89      Mt=7.6
3       M=7.90      Mt=7.7
4       M=7.76      Mt=7.5
5       M=7.66      Mt=7.4
6       Less than 10 Ss
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 0       M=1.98      Mt=7.0  
1       M=1.65      Mt=6.7
2       M=1.84      Mt=6.8
3       M=1.75      Mt=6.8
4       M=1.60      Mt=6.6
5       M=1.50      Mt=6.5
6       Less than 10 Ss
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.00 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.00 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.06 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.01 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = -.00 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = -.06 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.05 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.00 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = -.06 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income