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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
Satisfaction with financial situation
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "How satisfied are you with the financial situation of your household?" rated on a 10-point numeri- cal scale ranging from 'dissatisfied' to 'satisfied'.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 1       M=2.52     Mt=5.1
2       M=2.66     Mt=5.5
3       M=2.70     Mt=5.7
4       M=2.80     Mt=6.0
5       M=2.88     Mt=6.3
6       M=2.90     Mt=6.3
7       M=2.96     Mt=6.5
8       M=3.06     Mt=6.9
9       M=3.21     Mt=7.4
10      M=3.38     Mt=7.9
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=5.76      Mt=5.3
2       M=5.98      Mt=5.5
3       M=6.00      Mt=5.6
4       M=6.73      Mt=6.4
5       M=6.95      Mt=6.6
6       M=7.30      Mt=7.0
7       M=7.66      Mt=7.4
8       M=8.13      Mt=7.9
9       M=8.37      Mt=8.2
10      M=8.92      Mt=8.8
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .28      Mt=5.3
2       M= .45      Mt=5.4
3       M= .87      Mt=5.9
4       M=1.15      Mt=6.1
5       M=1.10      Mt=6.1
6       M=1.31      Mt=6.3
7       M=1.48      Mt=6.5
8       M=1.91      Mt=6.9
9       M=2.10      Mt=7.1
10      M=1.90      Mt=6.9
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.25 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.41 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.25 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = +.21 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tb = +.33 p < .001 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.18 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.22 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.42 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.23 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income