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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
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=2.85     Mt=6.2
2       M=2.97     Mt=6.6
3       M=3.00     Mt=6.7
4       M=3.09     Mt=7.0
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.23      Mt=6.9
2       M=7.32      Mt=7.0
3       M=7.34      Mt=7.0
4       M=7.15      Mt=6.8
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M=1.05      Mt=6.1
2       M=1.20      Mt=6.2
3       M=1.37      Mt=6.4
4       M=1.66      Mt=6.7
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.96     Mt=6.5
2       M=2.97     Mt=6.6
3       M=3.02     Mt=6.7
4       M=3.09     Mt=7.0
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 1       M=-.08      Mt=4.9
2       M= .20      Mt=5.2
3       M= .53      Mt=5.5
4       M= .69      Mt=5.7
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=5.86      Mt=5.4
2       M=6.41      Mt=6.0
3       M=6.57      Mt=6.2
4       M=6.87      Mt=6.5
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.07 p < .01 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.09 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.00 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.13 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.06 p < .01 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.10 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.10 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.08 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.06 p < .01 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.04 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = -.00 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.08 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.12 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.10 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.09 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.04 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.03 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.05 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income