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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study DK 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1030
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=2.93      Mt=6.4
2       M=2.92      Mt=6.4
3       M=3.16      Mt=7.2
4       M=3.14      Mt=7.1
5       M=3.23      Mt=7.4
6       M=3.34      Mt=7.8
7       M=3.35      Mt=7.8
8       M=3.43      Mt=8.1
9       M=3.47      Mt=8.2
10      M=3.52      Mt=8.4
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.47      Mt=7.2
2       M=5.83      Mt=5.4
3       M=7.50      Mt=7.2
4       M=7.19      Mt=6.9
5       M=7.32      Mt=7.0
6       M=7.93      Mt=7.7  
7       M=8.07      Mt=7.9
8       M=8.55      Mt=8.4
9       M=8.91      Mt=8.8
10      M=9.00      Mt=8.9
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .87      Mt=5.9
2       M= .58      Mt=5.6
3       M=1.83      Mt=6.8
4       M=1.57      Mt=6.6
5       M=1.47      Mt=6.5
6       M=1.91      Mt=6.9
7       M=1.85      Mt=6.9
8       M=2.12      Mt=7.1
9       M=2.06      Mt=7.1
10      M=2.63      Mt=7.6
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.19 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.30 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.18 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.13 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.24 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.12 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.20 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.33 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.16 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income