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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
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=2.82     Mt=6.1
2       M=2.96     Mt=6.5
3       M=2.97     Mt=6.6
4       M=3.20     Mt=7.3
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 1       M=7.17      Mt=6.9
2       M=7.50      Mt=7.2
3       M=7.47      Mt=7.2
4       M=7.71      Mt=7.5
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 1       M= .90      Mt=5.9
2       M=1.49      Mt=6.5
3       M=1.49      Mt=6.5
4       M=2.11      Mt=7.1
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 = +.15 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tb = +.09 p < .001 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = +.04 p < .05 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.11 p < .001 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = +.09 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = +.06 p < .05 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.14 p < .001 ß controlled for sex, age, and household income