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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study GB Northern Ireland 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, North Ireland, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 304
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Number of children
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "Have you had any children?"
0   None
1   1 child
2   2 children
3   3 children
4   4 children
5   5 children
6   6 or more children

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 0       M=3.39     Mt=8.0
1       M=3.35     Mt=7.8
2       M=3.19     Mt=7.3
3       M=3.16     Mt=7.2
4       M=3.32     Mt=7.7
5       M=3.29     Mt=7.6
6       M=3.48     Mt=8.3
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 0       M=7.16      Mt=6.8
1       M=7.29      Mt=7.0
2       M=7.37      Mt=7.1
3       M=7.16      Mt=6.8
4       M=6.82      Mt=6.5
5       M=6.79      Mt=6.4
6       M=6.66      Mt=6.3
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 0       M=1.53      Mt=6.5  
1       M=1.52      Mt=6.5
2       M=1.48      Mt=6.5
3       M=1.23      Mt=6.2
4       M= .91      Mt=5.9
5       M= .68      Mt=5.7
6       M= .37      Mt=5.4
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 0       M=3.03     Mt=6.8
1       M=3.02     Mt=6.7
2       M=3.07     Mt=6.9
3       M=3.05     Mt=6.8
4       M=2.94     Mt=6.5
5       M=2.94     Mt=6.5
6       M=2.70     Mt=5.7
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 0       M=2.02      Mt=7.0  
1       M=1.69      Mt=6.7
2       M=1.61      Mt=6.6
3       M=1.00      Mt=6.0
4       M=1.79      Mt=6.8
5       M=1.57      Mt=6.6
6       M=2.05      Mt=7.0
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 0       M=7.71      Mt=7.5
1       M=7.69      Mt=7.4
2       M=8.05      Mt=7.8
3       M=7.57      Mt=7.3
4       M=8.21      Mt=8.0
5       M=7.86      Mt=7.6
6       M=8.52      Mt=8.4
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.08 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = -.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.05 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.09 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = -.06 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.04 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = -.04 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = -.00 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.01 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = -.04 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = -.05 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.04 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.04 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.02 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.00 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = -.01 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income