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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
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=3.30     Mt=7.7
2       M=3.35     Mt=7.8
3       M=3.24     Mt=7.5
4       M=3.15     Mt=7.2
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.57      Mt=6.2
2       M=6.96      Mt=6.6
3       M=7.30      Mt=7.0
4       M=7.52      Mt=7.2
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .17      Mt=5.2
2       M=1.02      Mt=6.0
3       M=1.57      Mt=6.6
4       M=1.96      Mt=7.0
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.87     Mt=6.2
2       M=2.99     Mt=6.6
3       M=3.04     Mt=6.8
4       M=3.11     Mt=7.0
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.28      Mt=6.3
2       M=1.55      Mt=6.6
3       M=2.11      Mt=7.1
4       M=2.48      Mt=7.5
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.86      Mt=7.6
2       M=7.91      Mt=7.7
3       M=8.03      Mt=7.8
4       M=7.44      Mt=7.2
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.07 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.22 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.14 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.19 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.11 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = -.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.14 p < .01 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.00 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = -.04 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.10 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.09 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.17 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.17 p < .01 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 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.02 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.11 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.14 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.19 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income