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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study JP 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Japan, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1011
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Membership of volun-tary organizations
Our Classification
Operationalization
Number of 'yes' responses: "Which, if any of these organizations do you belong to....?" For example: Religious or church organizations, Political parties or groups, Sports or recreation (16 items). The summed score is divided
into 6 categories ....
1   0
2   1
3   2 - 16

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.97      Mt=6.6
2       M=3.05      Mt=6.8
3       M=3.13      Mt=7.1
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.19      Mt=6.9
2       M=7.48      Mt=7.2
3       M=7.27      Mt=7.0
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.08      Mt=6.1  
2       M=1.40      Mt=6.4
3       M=1.46      Mt=6.5
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.96      Mt=6.5
2       M=3.03      Mt=6.8
3       M=2.98      Mt=6.6
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .19      Mt=5.2  
2       M= .74      Mt=5.7
3       M=1.03      Mt=6.0
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.47      Mt=6.1
2       M=6.55      Mt=6.2
3       M=6.80      Mt=6.4
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.08 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.07 p < .01 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.03 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.20 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.04 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.16 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.04 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.06 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.01 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.09 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.19 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.03 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.08 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.01 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.02 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.02 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income
( r and ß computed on uncategorized data )