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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
Current employment status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "Are you yourself employed now or not?"
1   >30 hours a week
2   <30 hours a week
3   Self-employed
4   Retired
5   Housewife not otherwise employed
6   Student
7   Unemployed
8   Other

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.97     Mt=6.6
2       M=2.80     Mt=6.0
3       M=2.86     Mt=6.2
4       M=2.79     Mt=6.0
5       M=2.97     Mt=6.6
6       M=2.93     Mt=6.4
7       M=2.33     Mt=4.4
8       M=3.21     Mt=7.4
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.69      Mt=6.3
2       M=6.25      Mt=5.8
3       M=6.99      Mt=6.7
4       M=5.98      Mt=5.5
5       M=6.66      Mt=6.3
6       M=6.34      Mt=5.9
7       M=4.66      Mt=4.1
8       M=8.34      Mt=8.2
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 1       M=1.78      Mt=6.8
2       M=1.19      Mt=6.2
3       M=2.05      Mt=7.1
4       M= .43      Mt=5.4
5       M=1.09      Mt=6.1
6       M=1.51      Mt=6.5
7       M=-.01      Mt=5.0
8       Less than 10 Ss