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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
Children in the household
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "How many of them are still living at home?"
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=3.30     Mt=7.7
1       M=3.19     Mt=7.3
2       M=3.28     Mt=7.6
3       M=3.39     Mt=8.0
4       M=3.27     Mt=7.6
5       Less than 10 Ss
6       Less than 10 Ss
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 0       M=7.17      Mt=6.9
1       M=7.22      Mt=6.9
2       M=7.41      Mt=7.1
3       M=7.38      Mt=7.1
4       M=6.24      Mt=5.8
5       Empty category
6       Empty category
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 0       M=1.36      Mt=6.4
1       M=1.32      Mt=6.3
2       M=1.83      Mt=6.8
3       M=1.76      Mt=6.8
4       M= .65      Mt=5.6
5       Empty category
6       Empty category
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 0       M=3.02     Mt=6.7
1       M=3.06     Mt=6.9
2       M=3.08     Mt=6.9
3       M=3.05     Mt=6.8
4       M=2.80     Mt=6.0
5       Empty category
6       Empty category
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 0       M=1.89      Mt=6.9
1       M= .98      Mt=6.0
2       M=2.02      Mt=7.0
3       M= .93      Mt=5.9
4       M=1.82      Mt=6.8
5       Less than 10 Ss
6       Less than 10 Ss
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 0       M=7.82      Mt=7.6
1       M=7.67      Mt=7.4
2       M=8.18      Mt=8.0
3       M=7.71      Mt=7.5
4       M=8.27      Mt=8.1
5       Less than 10 Ss
6       Less than 10 Ss
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.04 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.06 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.04 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.03 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.03 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.04 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = -.04 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.01 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.01 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.03 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.03 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.03 p < .01 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 = +.08 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.05 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.00 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 = +.02 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income