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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
Satisfaction with job
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "Overall, how satis- fied or dissatisfied are you with your job?" rated on a 10-point numerical scale ranging from 'dissatisfied' to 'satisfied'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.29     Mt=4.3
2       M=2.45     Mt=4.8
3       M=2.31     Mt=4.4
4       M=2.47     Mt=4.9
5       M=2.53     Mt=5.1
6       M=2.88     Mt=6.3
7       M=2.97     Mt=6.6
8       M=3.18     Mt=7.3
9       M=3.21     Mt=7.4
10      M=3.26     Mt=7.5
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=4.46      Mt=3.8
2       M=4.19      Mt=3.5
3       M=4.89      Mt=4.3
4       M=5.06      Mt=4.5
5       M=4.81      Mt=4.2
6       M=6.15      Mt=5.7
7       M=6.68      Mt=6.3
8       M=7.24      Mt=6.9
9       M=7.88      Mt=7.6
10      M=8.10      Mt=7.9
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 1       M= .01      Mt=5.0
2       M= .34      Mt=5.3
3       M=-.06      Mt=4.9
4       M= .49      Mt=5.5
5       M= .41      Mt=5.4
6       M=1.46      Mt=6.5
7       M=1.63      Mt=6.6
8       M=2.19      Mt=7.2
9       M=2.87      Mt=7.9
10      M=2.65      Mt=7.7
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.41 p < .001 Working Ss only O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.49 p < .001 Working Ss only A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.40 p < .001 Working Ss only O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.33 p < .001 Working Ss only O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.42 p < .001 Working Ss only A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.29 p < .001 Working Ss only O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.35 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.43 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.34 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income