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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
Current socio- economic status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Interviewer estimate ....
1   DE Manual workers - unskilled,        unemployed
2   C2 Manual workers - skilled,        semi-skilled
3   C1 Middle, non-manual workers
4   AB Upper, upper-middle class

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=3.29      Mt=7.6
2       M=3.47      Mt=8.2
3       M=3.42      Mt=8.1
4       M=3.33      Mt=7.8
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.54      Mt=7.3
2       M=7.90      Mt=7.7
3       M=7.93      Mt=7.7
4       M=7.83      Mt=7.6
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .95      Mt=5.9
2       M=1.90      Mt=6.9
3       M=1.86      Mt=6.9
4       M=2.23      Mt=7.2
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.00 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.06 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.19 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = -.01 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.14 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.03 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and family income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.01 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and family income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.13 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and family income