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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
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=2.71      Mt=5.8
2       M=3.02      Mt=6.7
3       M=3.13      Mt=7.1
4       M=3.16      Mt=7.2
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .21      Mt=5.2
2       M=1.33      Mt=6.3
3       M=1.89      Mt=6.9
4       M=2.31      Mt=7.3
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .21      Mt=5.2
2       M=1.33      Mt=6.3
3       M=1.89      Mt=6.9
4       M=2.31      Mt=7.3
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.14      Mt=5.7
2       M=7.16      Mt=6.9
3       M=7.56      Mt=7.3
4       M=7.87      Mt=7.6
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.71      Mt=5.8
2       M=3.02      Mt=6.7
3       M=3.13      Mt=7.1
4       M=3.16      Mt=7.2
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.14      Mt=5.7
2       M=7.16      Mt=6.9
3       M=7.56      Mt=7.3
4       M=7.87      Mt=7.6
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.18 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.18 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.20 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.20 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.16 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.16 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.15 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.14 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.12 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.14 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.12 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.15 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.10 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and family income O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.10 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and family income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.14 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and family income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.16 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and family income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.14 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and family income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.16 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and family income