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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
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.
1   Less than 6,800 Forints per month
2    6,801  -   8,500
3    8,501  -  10,000
4   10,001  -  15,000
5   15,001  -  20,000
6   20,001  -  30,000
7   30,001  -  40,000
8   40,001  -  50,000
9   50,001  -  70,000
10  70,001 Forints or more per month

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.38     Mt=4.6
2       M=3.54     Mt=5.2
3       M=2.51     Mt=5.0
4       M=2.65     Mt=5.5
5       M=2.82     Mt=6.1
6       M=2.82     Mt=6.1
7       M=2.94     Mt=6.5
8       M=2.85     Mt=6.2
9       M=2.82     Mt=6.1
10      Less than 10 Ss
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=4.90      Mt=4.3
2       M=5.54      Mt=5.0
3       M=5.31      Mt=4.8
4       M=5.85      Mt=5.4
5       M=6.34      Mt=5.9
6       M=6.31      Mt=5.9
7       M=6.49      Mt=6.1
8       M=6.45      Mt=6.1
9       M=6.65      Mt=6.3
10      Less than 10 Ss
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 1       M=-.06      Mt=4.9
2       M= .31      Mt=5.3
3       M= .70      Mt=5.7
4       M= .61      Mt=5.6
5       M= .94      Mt=5.9
6       M=1.22      Mt=6.2
7       M=1.45      Mt=6.4
8       M=1.39      Mt=6.4
9       M=2.07      Mt=7.1
10      Less than 10 Ss
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.18 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.19 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.25 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.14 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.13 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.18 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.16 p < .001 ß controlled for sex and age O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.18 p < .001 ß controlled for sex and age A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.23 p < .001 ß controlled for sex and age