# Correlational findings

## Study Timmermans (1997): study DE West Germany 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, West Germany, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2201
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

## Correlate

Authors's label
Membership of volun-tary organizations
Our Classification
Operationalization
Number of 'yes' responses: "Which, if any of these organizations do you belong to....?" For example: Religious or church organizations, Political parties or groups, Sports or recreation (16 items). The summed score is divided
into 3 categories ....
1   0
2   1
3   2 - 16

## Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = + 1       M=2.97      Mt=6.6
2       M=3.03      Mt=6.8
3       M=3.10      Mt=7.0
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa = + 1       M=6.90      Mt=6.6
2       M=7.23      Mt=6.9
3       M=7.49      Mt=7.2
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = + 1       M= .96      Mt=6.0
2       M=1.56      Mt=6.6
3       M=1.76      Mt=6.8
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = + 1       M=2.97      Mt=6.6
2       M=3.03      Mt=6.8
3       M=3.10      Mt=7.0
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = + 1       M= .96      Mt=6.0
2       M=1.56      Mt=6.6
3       M=1.76      Mt=6.8
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa = + 1       M=6.90      Mt=6.6
2       M=7.23      Mt=6.9
3       M=7.49      Mt=7.2
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.09 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.14 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa = +.13 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.14 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.09 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa = +.13 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.13 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa = +.10 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.07 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.07 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa = +.10 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.13 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.12 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa = +.11 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.10 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.10 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa = +.11 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.12 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )