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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
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=3.02      Mt=6.7
2       M=2.93      Mt=6.4
3       M=3.00      Mt=6.7
4       M=3.02      Mt=6.7
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .25      Mt=5.3
2       M= .38      Mt=5.4
3       M= .45      Mt=5.5
4       M= .62      Mt=5.6
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .49      Mt=5.5
2       M=1.31      Mt=6.3
3       M=1.26      Mt=6.3
4       M=1.37      Mt=6.4
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.63      Mt=6.3
2       M=7.45      Mt=7.2
3       M=7.30      Mt=7.0
4       M=7.20      Mt=6.9
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.86      Mt=6.2
2       M=3.03      Mt=6.8
3       M=2.98      Mt=6.6
4       M=2.93      Mt=6.4
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=6.55      Mt=6.2
2       M=6.28      Mt=5.9
3       M=6.45      Mt=6.1
4       M=6.74      Mt=6.4
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.02 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.04 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.09 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.09 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.00 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.01 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.06 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = -.00 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.01 ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = -.01 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.07 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.01 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and family income O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.06 p < .05 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 = +.07 p < .01 ß controlled for sex, age, and family income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.00 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and family income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.05 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and family income