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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
Household income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "Here is a scale of incomes and we would like to know in what group your household is, counting all wages, salaries, pensions and other incomes that come in" rated on a 10-point scale, recoded to a 5-point
scale (scale categories not reported in
datafile).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.92     Mt=6.4
2       M=3.02     Mt=6.7
3       M=3.01     Mt=6.7
4       M=3.00     Mt=6.7
5       M=2.93     Mt=6.4
6       M=3.13     Mt=7.1
7       M=3.02     Mt=6.7
8       M=3.08     Mt=6.9
9       M=3.14     Mt=7.1
10      M=3.11     Mt=7.0
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.44      Mt=7.2
2       M=7.25      Mt=6.9
3       M=7.74      Mt=7.5
4       M=7.61      Mt=7.3
5       M=8.02      Mt=7.8
6       M=7.92      Mt=7.7
7       M=7.94      Mt=7.7
8       M=8.24      Mt=8.0
9       M=8.04      Mt=7.8
10      M=8.12      Mt=7.9
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.44      Mt=6.4
2       M=1.91      Mt=6.9
3       M=1.93      Mt=6.9
4       M=2.21      Mt=7.2
5       M=2.47      Mt=7.5
6       M=2.45      Mt=7.5
7       M=2.40      Mt=7.4
8       M=2.68      Mt=7.7
9       M=2.46      Mt=7.5
10      M=2.73      Mt=7.7
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.06 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.14 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.16 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.05 p < .01 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.06 p < .01 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.11 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.07 p < .05 ß controlled for sex and age O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.17 p < .001 ß controlled for sex and age A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.18 p < .001 ß controlled for sex and age