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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study IT 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Italy, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2010
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=2.60      Mt=5.3
2       M=2.75      Mt=5.8
3       M=2.81      Mt=6.0
4       M=2.84      Mt=6.1
5       M=2.92      Mt=6.4
6       M=2.97      Mt=6.6
7       M=3.04      Mt=6.8
8       M=3.04      Mt=6.8
9       M=3.21      Mt=7.4
10      M=3.14      Mt=7.1
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=5.17      Mt=4.6
2       M=5.97      Mt=5.5
3       M=6.21      Mt=5.8
4       M=6.35      Mt=5.9
5       M=6.83      Mt=6.5
6       M=7.07      Mt=6.7  
7       M=7.46      Mt=7.2
8       M=7.56      Mt=7.3
9       M=8.62      Mt=8.5
10      M=8.25      Mt=8.1
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .37      Mt=5.4
2       M= .11      Mt=5.1
3       M= .34      Mt=5.3
4       M= .29      Mt=5.3
5       M=1.07      Mt=6.1
6       M=1.10      Mt=6.1
7       M=1.43      Mt=6.4
8       M=1.42      Mt=6.4
9       M=2.40      Mt=7.4
10      M=1.73      Mt=6.7
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.21 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.36 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.30 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.17 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.29 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.20 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.23 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.39 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.25 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income