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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
Pride in work
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "How much pride, if any, do you take in the work that you do?"
1   None
2   Little
3   Some
4   A great deal

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.00     Mt=3.3
2       M=2.18     Mt=3.9
3       M=2.69     Mt=5.6
4       M=3.16     Mt=7.2
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=3.04      Mt=2.3
2       M=4.31      Mt=3.7
3       M=5.91      Mt=5.5
4       M=7.37      Mt=7.1
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.42 p < .001 Working Ss only O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.42 p < .001 Working Ss only O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.36 p < .001 Working Ss only O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.29 p < .001 Working Ss only O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.36 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.36 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income