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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
Current socio- economic status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Interviewer estimate ....
1   DE Manual workers - unskilled,        unemployed
2   C2 Manual workers - skilled,        semi-skilled
3   C1 Middle, non-manual workers
4   AB Upper, upper-middle class

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=3.13      Mt=7.1
2       M=3.04      Mt=6.8
3       M=3.03      Mt=6.8
4       M=3.03      Mt=6.8
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.50      Mt=7.2
2       M=7.85      Mt=7.6
3       M=7.91      Mt=7.7
4       M=8.10      Mt=7.9
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.70      Mt=6.7
2       M=2.23      Mt=7.2
3       M=2.39      Mt=7.4
4       M=2.69      Mt=7.7
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.03 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.09 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.14 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = -.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.04 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.10 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.11 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and family income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.01 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and family income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.08 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and family income