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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study ZA 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2736
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Global health rating
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "All in all, how would you describe your state of health these days?" Would you say it is....
1   Very poor
2   Poor
3   Fair
4   Good
5   Very good

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=1.93      Mt=3.1
2       M=2.22      Mt=4.1
3       M=2.55      Mt=5.2
4       M=2.81      Mt=6.0
5       M=3.18      Mt=7.3
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=3.52      Mt=2.8
2       M=3.70      Mt=3.0
3       M=5.52      Mt=5.0
4       M=6.30      Mt=5.9
5       M=7.22      Mt=6.9
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 1       M=-1.46     Mt=3.5
2       M=-1.16     Mt=3.8
3       M=  .42     Mt=5.4
4       M= 1.38     Mt=6.4
5       M= 2.22     Mt=7.2
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.32 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.31 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.38 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.27 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.25 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.30 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.31 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.29 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.31 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )