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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study MX 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Mexico, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1531
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Perceived fate control
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "How much freedom of choice and control do you feel you have over the way your life turns out?" rated on a 10-point numerical scale ranging from 'none at all' to 'a great deal'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.23      Mt=4.1
2       M=2.52      Mt=5.1
3       M=2.61      Mt=5.4
4       M=2.59      Mt=5.3
5       M=2.75      Mt=5.8
6       M=2.89      Mt=6.3
7       M=2.84      Mt=6.1
8       M=3.05      Mt=6.8
9       M=3.15      Mt=7.2
10      M=3.15      Mt=7.2
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=4.31      Mt=3.7
2       M=5.33      Mt=4.8
3       M=5.27      Mt=4.7
4       M=5.51      Mt=5.0
5       M=6.65      Mt=6.3
6       M=6.89      Mt=6.5  
7       M=7.10      Mt=6.8
8       M=8.00      Mt=7.8
9       M=8.22      Mt=8.0
10      M=8.37      Mt=8.2
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = 1       M=-.49      Mt=4.5
2       M= .19      Mt=5.2
3       M= .68      Mt=5.7
4       M= .53      Mt=5.5
5       M= .67      Mt=5.7
6       M=1.11      Mt=6.1
7       M=1.29      Mt=6.3
8       M=1.77      Mt=6.8
9       M=1.79      Mt=6.8
10      M=1.87      Mt=6.9
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.26 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.46 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.27 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.21 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.38 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.18 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.25 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.45 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.25 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income