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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
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=2.92     Mt=6.4
1       M=3.04     Mt=6.8
2       M=3.04     Mt=6.8
3       M=2.99     Mt=6.6
4       M=3.00     Mt=6.7
5       M=3.00     Mt=6.7
6       Less than 10 Ss
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 0       M=7.17      Mt=6.9
1       M=7.40      Mt=7.1
2       M=7.27      Mt=7.0
3       M=7.16      Mt=6.8
4       M=7.47      Mt=7.2
5       M=7.32      Mt=7.0
6       M=7.15      Mt=6.8
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 0       M=1.44      Mt=6.4  
1       M=1.12      Mt=6.1
2       M=1.06      Mt=6.1
3       M= .84      Mt=5.8
4       M=1.53      Mt=6.5
5       M=1.12      Mt=6.1
6       M= .79      Mt=5.8
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 0       M=3.00     Mt=6.7
1       M=2.99     Mt=6.6
2       M=2.93     Mt=6.4
3       M=2.98     Mt=6.6
4       M=2.95     Mt=6.5
5       M=2.94     Mt=6.5
6       M=3.33     Mt=7.8
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 0       M= .35      Mt=5.3  
1       M= .15      Mt=5.1
2       M= .45      Mt=5.5
3       M= .54      Mt=5.5
4       M= .15      Mt=5.2
5       M=-.60      Mt=4.4
6       Less than 10 Ss
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 0       M=6.21      Mt=5.9
1       M=6.51      Mt=6.1
2       M=6.71      Mt=6.3
3       M=6.53      Mt=6.1
4       M=6.50      Mt=6.1
5       M=6.80      Mt=6.4
6       M=6.20      Mt=5.8
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.06 p < .01 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.08 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.01 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.02 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.00 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.07 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.03 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.05 p < .01 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.03 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = -.01 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = -.08 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.07 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.05 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.07 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.11 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.01 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.00 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income