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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study HU 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Hungary, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 999
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Membership of volun-tary organizations
Our Classification
Operationalization
Number of 'yes' responses: "Which, if any of these organizations do you belong to....?" For example: Religious or church organizations, Political parties or groups, Sports or recreation (16 items). The summed score is divided
into 3 categories ....
1   0
2   1
3   2 - 16

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.64      Mt=5.5
2       M=2.76      Mt=5.9
3       M=2.86      Mt=6.2
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=5.82      Mt=5.4
2       M=6.14      Mt=5.7
3       M=6.48      Mt=6.1
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .63      Mt=5.6  
2       M=1.01      Mt=6.0
3       M=1.29      Mt=6.3
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.11 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.12 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.16 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.09 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.09 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.13 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.09 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.10 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.13 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )