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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
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=2.98     Mt=6.6
1       M=3.01     Mt=6.7
2       M=3.08     Mt=6.9
3       M=2.97     Mt=6.6
4       M=2.93     Mt=6.4
5       M=2.72     Mt=5.7
6       M=2.71     Mt=5.7
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 0       M=7.40      Mt=7.1
1       M=7.70      Mt=7.4
2       M=7.81      Mt=7.6
3       M=7.28      Mt=7.0
4       M=7.50      Mt=7.2
5       M=6.66      Mt=6.3
6       M=7.21      Mt=6.9
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 0       M=1.44      Mt=6.4  
1       M=1.66      Mt=6.7
2       M=1.92      Mt=6.9
3       M=1.45      Mt=6.4
4       M=1.17      Mt=6.2
5       M= .52      Mt=5.5
6       M= .90      Mt=5.9
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.11 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = -.06 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = -.11 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = -.07 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = -.02 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = -.06 p < .01 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.08 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.07 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = -.13 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income