# 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 financial situation
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "How satisfied are you with the financial situation of your household?" rated on a 10-point numeri- cal scale ranging from 'dissatisfied' to 'satisfied'.

## Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = + 1       M=2.19     Mt=4.0
2       M=2.38     Mt=4.6
3       M=2.59     Mt=5.3
4       M=2.84     Mt=6.1
5       M=2.97     Mt=6.6
6       M=3.08     Mt=6.9
7       M=3.17     Mt=7.2
8       M=3.37     Mt=7.9
9       M=3.40     Mt=8.0
10      M=3.35     Mt=7.8
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = + 1       M=4.13      Mt=3.5
2       M=4.78      Mt=4.2
3       M=4.95      Mt=4.4
4       M=5.87      Mt=5.4
5       M=6.69      Mt=6.3
6       M=7.04      Mt=6.7
7       M=7.66      Mt=7.4
8       M=7.92      Mt=7.7
9       M=8.21      Mt=8.0
10      M=8.61      Mt=8.5
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = 1       M=-.31      Mt=4.7
2       M= .13      Mt=5.1
3       M=1.04      Mt=6.0
4       M=1.01      Mt=6.0
5       M=1.73      Mt=6.7
6       M=1.85      Mt=6.8
7       M=1.90      Mt=6.9
8       M=2.51      Mt=7.5
9       M=2.16      Mt=7.2
10      M=2.78      Mt=7.8
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.51 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = +.56 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.42 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.44 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = +.44 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.31 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a = +.44 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = +.51 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a = +.33 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income