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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
Political concern
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "How interested would you say you are in politics?"
1   Not at all interested
2   Not very interested
3   Somewhat interested
4   Very interested

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.54     Mt=5.1
2       M=2.75     Mt=5.8
3       M=2.77     Mt=5.9
4       M=2.78     Mt=5.9
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=5.57      Mt=5.1
2       M=6.23      Mt=5.8
3       M=6.10      Mt=5.7
4       M=6.15      Mt=5.7
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .25      Mt=5.2
2       M= .83      Mt=5.8
3       M=1.09      Mt=6.1
4       M=1.27      Mt=6.3
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.10 p < .01 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.07 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.19 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.08 p < .01 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.05 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.15 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.05 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.02 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.13 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income