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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
Political concern
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "How interested would you say you are in politics?"
1   Not at all interested
2   Not very interested
3   Somewhat interested
4   Very interested

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=3.41     Mt=8.0
2       M=3.48     Mt=8.3
3       M=3.36     Mt=7.9
4       M=3.38     Mt=7.9
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.69      Mt=7.4
2       M=8.03      Mt=7.8
3       M=7.85      Mt=7.6
4       M=7.78      Mt=7.5
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.30      Mt=6.3
2       M=2.07      Mt=7.1
3       M=1.90      Mt=6.9
4       M=2.00      Mt=7.0
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.04 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.01 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.11 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = -.05 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = -.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.07 p < .05 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 = -.01 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