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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
Perceived fate control
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "How much freedom of choice and control do you feel you have over the way your life turns out?" rated on a 10-point numerical scale ranging from 'none at all' to 'a great deal'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.23      Mt=4.1
2       M=2.44      Mt=4.8
3       M=2.40      Mt=4.7
4       M=2.64      Mt=5.5
5       M=2.68      Mt=5.6
6       M=2.75      Mt=5.8
7       M=2.79      Mt=6.0
8       M=2.96      Mt=6.5
9       M=2.95      Mt=6.5
10      M=2.78      Mt=5.9
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=4.79      Mt=4.2
2       M=3.81      Mt=3.1
3       M=4.67      Mt=4.1
4       M=5.22      Mt=4.7
5       M=5.53      Mt=5.0
6       M=5.80      Mt=5.3  
7       M=6.39      Mt=6.0
8       M=6.77      Mt=6.4
9       M=7.17      Mt=6.9
10      M=6.98      Mt=6.6
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 1       M= .11      Mt=5.1
2       M=-.14      Mt=4.9
3       M=-.02      Mt=5.0
4       M= .43      Mt=5.4
5       M= .69      Mt=5.7
6       M= .96      Mt=6.0
7       M=1.01      Mt=6.0
8       M=1.52      Mt=6.5
9       M=1.26      Mt=6.3
10      M=1.05      Mt=6.0
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.18 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.32 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.19 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.13 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.27 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.14 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.19 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.33 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.20 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income