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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
Household income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "Here is a scale of incomes and we would like to know in what group your household is, counting all wages, salaries, pensions and other incomes that come in" rated on a 10-point scale, recoded to a 8-point scale (scale categories not reported in datafile).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.36     Mt=4.5
2       M=2.47     Mt=4.9
3       M=2.73     Mt=5.8
4       M=3.17     Mt=7.2
5       M=3.21     Mt=7.4
6       M=3.23     Mt=7.4
7       M=3.23     Mt=7.4
8       M=3.29     Mt=7.6
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=4.80      Mt=4.2
2       M=5.11      Mt=4.6
3       M=6.00      Mt=5.6
4       M=7.54      Mt=7.3
5       M=7.45      Mt=7.2
6       M=7.58      Mt=7.3
7       M=7.56      Mt=7.3
8       M=7.76      Mt=7.5
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 1       M=-.34      Mt=4.7
2       M= .31      Mt=5.3
3       M=1.23      Mt=6.2
4       M=2.34      Mt=7.3
5       M=2.07      Mt=7.1
6       M=2.47      Mt=7.5
7       M=2.69      Mt=7.7
8       M=2.66      Mt=7.7
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.38 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.37 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.39 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.32 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.28 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.30 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.38 p < .001 ß controlled for sex and age O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.37 p < .001 ß controlled for sex and age A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.39 p < .001 ß controlled for sex and age