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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study CA 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Canada, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1730
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=3.01     Mt=6.7
1       M=3.00     Mt=6.7
2       M=3.08     Mt=6.9
3       M=3.07     Mt=6.9
4       M=2.99     Mt=6.6
5       M=3.09     Mt=7.0
6       M=3.13     Mt=7.1
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 0       M=7.83      Mt=7.6
1       M=7.73      Mt=7.5
2       M=7.93      Mt=7.7
3       M=8.02      Mt=7.8
4       M=7.80      Mt=7.6
5       M=7.90      Mt=7.6
6       M=8.03      Mt=7.8
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 0       M=2.21      Mt=7.2  
1       M=2.17      Mt=7.2
2       M=2.46      Mt=7.5
3       M=2.39      Mt=7.4
4       M=2.39      Mt=7.4
5       M=2.25      Mt=7.2
6       M=2.23      Mt=7.2
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.03 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.03 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.03 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.04 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.03 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.04 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.03 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