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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
Level of school- education
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "At what age did you or will you complete your full time education, either at school or at an institution of higher education?"
1   <12  years
2   13  years
3   14  years
4   15  years
5   16  years
6   17  years
7   18  years
8   19  years
9   20  years
10  21+ years

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.40     Mt=4.7
2       M=2.48     Mt=4.9
3       M=2.62     Mt=5.4
4       Empty category
5       Empty category
6       M=2.80     Mt=6.0
7       M=3.12     Mt=7.1
8       Empty category
9       M=3.21     Mt=7.4
10      M=3.25     Mt=7.5
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=4.55      Mt=3.9
2       M=5.25      Mt=4.7
3       M=5.75      Mt=5.3
4       Empty category
5       Empty category
6       M=6.07      Mt=5.6
7       M=7.14      Mt=6.8
8       Empty category
9       M=7.37      Mt=7.1
10      M=7.64      Mt=7.4
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 1       M=-.98      Mt=4.0
2       M=-.01      Mt=5.0
3       M= .60      Mt=5.6
4       Empty category
5       Empty category
6       M=1.33      Mt=6.3
7       M=2.23      Mt=7.2
8       Empty category
9       M=2.47      Mt=7.5
10      M=2.65      Mt=7.7
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.28 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.27 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.35 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.24 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.21 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.27 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.12 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.11 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.21 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income