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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
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=3.23     Mt=7.4
2       M=3.11     Mt=7.0
3       M=2.98     Mt=6.6
4       M=2.94     Mt=6.5
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.77      Mt=7.5
2       M=7.88      Mt=7.6
3       M=7.94      Mt=7.7
4       M=7.88      Mt=7.6
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.99      Mt=7.0
2       M=2.31      Mt=7.3
3       M=2.38      Mt=7.4
4       M=2.44      Mt=7.4
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.12 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.07 p < .01 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = -.10 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = -.00 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.05 p < .01 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.13 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.02 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.03 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income